The 100 Largest Companies In Maine For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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If you live in Maine and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Maine’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Maine.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Maine’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. J. D. Irving (Jobs)

  2. Idexx Laboratories (Jobs)

  3. L.L.Bean (Jobs)

  4. Hannaford Supermarkets (Jobs)

  5. MaineGeneral Health (Jobs)

  6. Eastern Maine Medical Center (Jobs)

  7. WEX (Jobs)

  8. CMMF (Jobs)

  9. Olympia Sports (Jobs)

  10. Jackson Laboratory (Jobs)

J. D. Irving comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Maine

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Maine with at least 100 employees. That left us with 175 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Maine.

As it turns out, J. D. Irving looks to the be the biggest company in Maine clocking in with 15,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Maine ranked.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Maine

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 J. D. Irving Saint John 15,000 Jobs
2 Idexx Laboratories Westbrook 7,000 Jobs
3 L.L.Bean Freeport 5,100 Jobs
4 Hannaford Supermarkets Scarborough 5,000 Jobs
5 MaineGeneral Health Augusta 4,000 Jobs
6 Eastern Maine Medical Center Bangor 3,500 Jobs
7 WEX South Portland 3,500 Jobs
8 CMMF Lewiston 3,000 Jobs
9 Olympia Sports Westbrook 3,000 Jobs
10 Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor 2,250 Jobs
11 University of Maine System Portland 2,250 Jobs
12 Cianbro Pittsfield 1,639 Jobs
13 Mid Coast Health Services Brunswick 1,500 Jobs
14 Colby College Waterville 1,500 Jobs
15 North Country Associates Lewiston 1,500 Jobs
16 Covetrus Portland 1,250 Jobs
17 Cherryfield Foods Cherryfield 1,204 Jobs
18 ND Paper Rumford Division Rumford 1,200 Jobs
19 Central Maine Medical Center Lewiston 1,200 Jobs
20 Spurwink Portland 1,195 Jobs
21 MaineHealth Scarborough 1,120 Jobs
22 Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Brewer 1,119 Jobs
23 Aroostook Medical Center: A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital -Emergency Room Presque Isle 1,100 Jobs
24 City of Portland Portland 1,000 Jobs
25 Auburn School Department Auburn 1,000 Jobs
26 Maine Veterans’ Homes Scarborough 1,000 Jobs
27 VIP Tires and Service Lewiston 1,000 Jobs
28 Big Apple Stores South Paris 1,000 Jobs
29 Geiger Lewiston 930 Jobs
30 Mayo Regional Hospital Dover-Foxcroft 920 Jobs
31 Dead River South Portland 866 Jobs
32 Marden’s Waterville 850 Jobs
33 Sweetser Saco 850 Jobs
34 Woodard Curran Portland 821 Jobs
35 Sunday River Newry 810 Jobs
36 Cross Insurance Bangor 800 Jobs
37 Miles Memorial Hospital Damariscotta 800 Jobs
38 Husson University Bangor 780 Jobs
39 Portland Public Schools Portland 750 Jobs
40 Goodall Hospital: Theobald Timothy DO Sanford 750 Jobs
41 Bangor Savings Bank Bangor 745 Jobs
42 Residential Mortgage Services, South Portland 732 Jobs
43 Affiliated Healthcare Systems Bangor 731 Jobs
44 Martin’s Point Health Care Portland 722 Jobs
45 Penobscot Community Health Center Bangor 719 Jobs
46 Waldo County General Hospital Belfast 700 Jobs
47 John F Murphy Homes Auburn 673 Jobs
48 Twin Rivers Paper Company Madawaska 667 Jobs
49 Barber Foods Portland 653 Jobs
50 Weathervane Restaurant Kittery 650 Jobs
51 Camden National Bank Camden 631 Jobs
52 Vescom Hampden 625 Jobs
53 Medical Care Development Augusta 619 Jobs
54 The Acadia Hospital Bangor 618 Jobs
55 Hartt Transportation Systems Bangor 610 Jobs
56 Inland Hospital Waterville 575 Jobs
57 Tilson Technology Management, … Portland 570 Jobs
58 Catholic Charities of Maine Portland 550 Jobs
59 Disability RMS South Portland 550 Jobs
60 Hancock Lumber Casco 550 Jobs
61 Auto Europe Portland 530 Jobs
62 Lepage Bakeries Lewiston 525 Jobs
63 Spectrum Healthcare Partners South Portland 512 Jobs
64 SMRT Portland 510 Jobs
65 MEMIC Portland 510 Jobs
66 Renys Newcastle 506 Jobs
67 Contract bridge Portland 500 Jobs
68 Bar Harbor Bankshares Bar Harbor 487 Jobs
69 Unity College Unity 390 Jobs
70 Lincoln Paper Tissue Lincoln 375 Jobs
71 Pierce Atwood Portland 360 Jobs
72 Diversified Communications Portland 360 Jobs
73 Maine Maritime Academy Castine 360 Jobs
74 SaviLinx Brunswick 330 Jobs
75 ZipLine Portland 330 Jobs
76 Central Maine Community College Auburn 300 Jobs
77 Thomas College Waterville 300 Jobs
78 Bernstein Shur Portland 300 Jobs
79 Northern Maine Medical Center Fort Kent 300 Jobs
80 Norway Bancorp, MHC Norway 300 Jobs
81 Sugarloaf Mountain Carrabassett Valley 300 Jobs
82 Hammond Lumber Belgrade 300 Jobs
83 Machias Savings Bank Machias 270 Jobs
84 Thornton Academy Saco 240 Jobs
85 Berwick Academy South Berwick 210 Jobs
86 Westbrook High School Westbrook 210 Jobs
87 Maine Maritimes Presque Isle 210 Jobs
88 Shalom House Portland 210 Jobs
89 Verrill Portland 210 Jobs
90 Fleet One South Portland 210 Jobs
91 Amato’s South Portland 200 Jobs
92 Northeast Bank Lewiston 188 Jobs
93 Stonewall Kitchen York 180 Jobs
94 Androscoggin Bancorp, MHC Lewiston 180 Jobs
95 Kennebunk Savings Bank Kennebunk 180 Jobs
96 Southworth Products Falmouth 180 Jobs
97 Darling’s Auto Group Brewer 180 Jobs
98 Forest City Chevrolet Portland 175 Jobs
99 Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer Marine Camden 175 Jobs
100 Mc Carthy Leigh Bangor 175 Jobs

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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