The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts For 2020

by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 9 months ago

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

What’s The Largest Company In Massachusetts?

General Electric is the largest company headquartered in Massachusetts based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 283,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Massachusetts’ 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 Massachusetts.

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

  1. General Electric
  2. TJX Companies
  3. National Amusements
  4. The Enterprise
  5. Stop & Shop
  6. Thermo Fisher Scientific
  7. Raytheon
  8. Staples
  9. Liberty Mutual
  10. State Street

General Electric 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 Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,356 companies.

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

As it turns out, General Electric looks to the be the biggest company in Massachusetts clocking in with 283,000 employees.

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

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Massachusetts job scene here:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Massachusetts

Rank Company City Employees
1 General Electric Boston 283,000
2 TJX Companies Framingham 270,000
3 National Amusements Norwood 133,269
4 The Enterprise Brockton 93,000
5 Stop & Shop Quincy 82,000
6 Thermo Fisher Scientific Waltham 70,000
7 Raytheon Waltham 67,000
8 Staples Framingham 61,503
9 Liberty Mutual Boston 50,000
10 State Street Boston 40,142
11 Bright Horizons Watertown Town 31,200
12 Boston Scientific Marlborough 29,000
13 Precision Systems Natick 28,278
14 Fidelity Investments Boston 28,000
15 Fresenius Medical Care North America Waltham 28,000
16 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance … Springfield 27,000
17 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 25,500
18 Five Star Senior Living Newton 24,500
19 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000
20 UMass Amherst Amherst 23,520
21 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300
22 NATIONAL MENTOR HOLDINGS Boston 21,500
23 Harvard University Cambridge 21,000
24 C&W Services Newton 20,500
25 Virtusa Westborough 20,000
26 Parexel Waltham 20,000
27 Boston Consulting Group Boston 18,500
28 Advantage Resourcing Norwood 18,280
29 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge 16,730
30 Analog Devices Norwood 15,300
31 Giraffe Holding Boston 14,716
32 UniFirst Wilmington 14,000
33 Bain & Company Boston 13,870
34 President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge 13,500
35 Nuance Communications Burlington 13,500
36 International Data Group Boston 13,450
37 Beacon Hospice Boston 13,000
38 Sappi Boston 12,800
39 Clean Harbors Norwell 12,700
40 Big Y Springfield 12,000
41 Baystate Health Springfield 12,000
42 Genzyme Cambridge 12,000
43 Sapient Boston 11,900
44 PerkinElmer Waltham 11,200
45 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boston 11,090
46 Charles River Laboratories Wilmington 11,000
47 Filene’s Boston 10,001
48 Star Market West Bridgewater 10,000
49 Friendly’s Wilbraham 10,000
50 Children’s Hospital Boston 9,993
51 Boston University Boston 9,990
52 Santander Bank Boston 9,800
53 Alere Waltham 9,700
54 Advent CR Holdings Boston 9,460
55 Reebok International Canton 9,102
56 UMass Memorial Health Care Worcester 8,893
57 Harborside Healthcare Boston 8,850
58 Talbots Hingham 8,737
59 MITRE Bedford 8,430
60 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 8,400
61 Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston 8,376
62 Eversource Energy Boston 8,084
63 Bose Framingham 8,000
64 Gold’s Holding Weymouth Town 7,782
65 Wayfair Boston 7,751
66 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,650
67 Biogen Cambridge 7,400
68 Partners HealthCare Boston 7,280
69 Bartlett Holdings Weymouth Town 7,000
70 Boxer Parent Company Boston 6,900
71 Waters Milford 6,899
72 Hologic Marlborough 6,233
73 Boston Medical Center Boston 6,200
74 Massachusetts Bay Transportation … Boston 6,200
75 Cumberland Farms Framingham 6,000
76 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000
77 Bruker Billerica 6,000
78 Southcoast Health New Bedford 6,000
79 PTC Needham 5,983
80 Shaw’s Supermarkets West Bridgewater 5,800
81 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713
82 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 5,500
83 Excelitas Technologies Waltham 5,500
84 Athenahealth Watertown Town 5,305
85 Kronos Chelmsford 5,300
86 Acushnet Holdings Fairhaven 5,190
87 Northeast Health Systems Beverly 5,100
88 John Hancock Life Insurance Company Canton 5,076
89 Cengage Boston 5,000
90 Boston College Boston 5,000
91 Roche Bros. Supermarkets Wellesley 5,000
92 CDM Smith Boston 5,000
93 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980
94 Bertucci’s Northborough 4,839
95 Watts Water Technologies North Andover 4,800
96 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 4,800
97 American Tower Boston 4,752
98 MKS Instruments Andover 4,667
99 American Renal Associates Beverly 4,601
100 The Hanover Insurance Group Worcester 4,600

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