The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts For 2019

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

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. The TJX Companies
  3. Showcase Cinemas
  4. Fresenius Medical Care North America
  5. Raytheon
  6. Staples
  7. Thermo Fisher Scientific
  8. Liberty Mutual Insurance
  9. Stop & Shop
  10. Stream Global Services Inc

General Electric comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . 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 1,308 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 295,000 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 295,000
2 The TJX Companies Framingham 235,000
3 Showcase Cinemas Norwood 133,269
4 Fresenius Medical Care North America Waltham 114,000
5 Raytheon Waltham 63,000
6 Staples Framingham 61,503
7 Thermo Fisher Scientific Waltham 55,000
8 Liberty Mutual Insurance Boston 46,779
9 Stop & Shop Quincy 41,000
10 Stream Global Services Inc Wellesley 37,000
11 State Street Boston 35,606
12 Baker Hughes Boston 34,000
13 Bright Horizons Watertown Town 31,200
14 MassMutual Springfield 27,000
15 Boston Scientific Marlborough 27,000
16 Steward Health Care Boston 26,000
17 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 24,800
18 Five Star Senior Living Newton 24,500
19 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000
20 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300
21 Boston Consulting Group Boston 21,860
22 The MENTOR Network Boston 21,500
23 C&W Services Newton 20,500
24 Harvard University Cambridge 19,950
25 PAREXEL Waltham 18,900
26 Advantage Resourcing Norwood 18,280
27 Virtusa Westborough 18,120
28 SolidWorks Waltham 16,140
29 Giraffe Holding Inc Boston 14,716
30 IDG Boston 13,450
31 Nuance Communications Burlington 13,200
32 UniFirst Wilmington 13,000
33 Beacon Hospice Boston 13,000
34 Bain & Company Boston 12,480
35 Clean Harbors Norwell 12,400
36 Baystate Health Springfield 12,000
37 Boston University Boston 11,960
38 Publicis Sapient Boston 11,900
39 Charles River Laboratories Wilmington 11,000
40 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boston 10,650
41 Sanofi Genzyme Cambridge 10,100
42 Big Y Foods Springfield 10,098
43 Filene’s Boston 10,001
44 Analog Devices Norwood 10,000
45 Star Market West Bridgewater 10,000
46 Boston Children’s Hospital Boston 9,993
47 Lahey Health Burlington 9,901
48 Alere Waltham 9,700
49 Advent CR Holdings Inc Boston 9,460
50 Reebok International Ltd Canton 9,102
51 UMass Memorial Health Care Worcester 8,893
52 Harborside Healthcare Corp Boston 8,850
53 Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston 8,376
54 MITRE Bedford 8,280
55 PerkinElmer Waltham 8,000
56 Gold’s Holding Corp Weymouth Town 7,782
57 UMass Amherst Amherst 7,680
58 Biogen Cambridge 7,400
59 Oxfam Boston 7,390
60 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 7,300
61 Santander Bank Boston 7,100
62 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,084
63 Cumberland Farms Framingham 7,000
64 BHI Energy Weymouth Town 7,000
65 Marc’s Boston 7,000
66 Boxer Parent Company Inc Boston 6,900
67 Waters Milford 6,899
68 Boston College Boston 6,550
69 MilliporeSigma Billerica 6,100
70 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000
71 Bruker Billerica 6,000
72 Southcoast Health New Bedford 6,000
73 PTC Needham 5,983
74 Boston Medical Center Boston 5,920
75 Talbots Hingham 5,913
76 CDM Smith Boston 5,800
77 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713
78 Wayfair Boston 5,637
79 Partners HealthCare Boston 5,630
80 Lance Snacks Attleboro 5,500
81 Excelitas Technologies Waltham 5,500
82 Hologic Marlborough 5,333
83 athenahealth Watertown Town 5,305
84 Acushnet Fairhaven 5,190
85 Beacon Health Options Boston 5,106
86 Northeast Health Systems Inc Beverly 5,100
87 John Hancock Life Insurance Company Canton 5,076
88 Patheon Waltham 5,075
89 The Kraft Group Foxborough 5,000
90 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980
91 The Hanover Insurance Group Worcester 4,900
92 Bertucci’s Northborough 4,839
93 Cengage Learning Boston 4,810
94 Watts North Andover 4,800
95 American Tower Boston 4,750
96 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 4,690
97 MKS Instruments Andover 4,667
98 American Renal Associates Beverly 4,601
99 Altra Industrial Motion Braintree Town 4,564
100 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Cambridge 4,500

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