These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 3 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.

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 headquarted 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
  4. Raytheon
  5. Staples
  6. Thermo Fisher Scientific
  7. Liberty Mutual Insurance
  8. Stop & Shop
  9. State Street
  10. Baker Hughes, a GE

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.

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

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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 996 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.

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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 Norwood 133,269
4 Raytheon Waltham 63,000
5 Staples Framingham 61,503
6 Thermo Fisher Scientific Waltham 55,000
7 Liberty Mutual Insurance Boston 46,779
8 Stop & Shop Quincy 41,000
9 State Street Boston 35,606
10 Baker Hughes, a GE Boston 32,000
11 Bright Horizons Watertown 31,200
12 Boston Scientific Marlborough 27,000
13 MassMutual Agawam 27,000
14 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 24,800
15 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000
16 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300
17 Shire Plc Lexington 22,000
18 EF Education First Cambridge 20,970
19 C&W Services Newton 20,500
20 Marshall’s Inc Framingham 20,000
21 Harvard University Cambridge 19,510
22 The Boston Consulting Group Boston 18,850
23 Advantage Resourcing Norwood 18,280
24 Virtusa Westborough 18,120
25 Weight Watchers International Canton 18,000
26 Steward Health Care Boston 17,000
27 PAREXEL Waltham 15,000
28 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge 14,160
29 IDG Boston 13,450
30 Nuance Communications Burlington 13,200
31 Beacon Hospice Boston 13,000
32 UniFirst Wilmington 13,000
33 Clean Harbors Norwell 12,400
34 Sapient Boston 11,900
35 SolidWorks Waltham 11,500
36 Boston University Boston 11,150
37 Charles River Labs Wilmington 11,000
38 Sanofi Genzyme Cambridge 10,100
39 Big Y World Class Market Springfield 10,098
40 Star Market West Bridgewater 10,000
41 Analog Devices Norwood 10,000
42 Lahey Health Burlington 9,901
43 Alere Waltham 9,700
44 Boston Children’s Hospital Boston 9,670
45 UMass Medical School Worcester 8,893
46 PerkinElmer Waltham 8,000
47 Biogen Cambridge 7,400
48 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 7,300
49 inVentiv Health Springfield 7,112
50 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,084
51 Bain & Co Inc Boston 7,000
52 Cumberland Farms Westborough 7,000
53 Waters Milford 6,899
54 UMass Amherst Amherst 6,880
55 EMD Millipore Billerica 6,100
56 Bruker Billerica 6,000
57 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000
58 Southcoast Health New Bedford 6,000
59 PTC Needham 5,983
60 Talbots Hingham 5,913
61 CDM Smith Boston 5,800
62 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713
63 Wayfair Boston 5,637
64 Excelitas Waltham 5,500
65 Boston Medical Center Boston 5,420
66 Hologic Marlborough 5,333
67 athenahealth Watertown 5,305
68 The Kraft Group Foxborough 5,000
69 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980
70 The Hanover Insurance Group Worcester 4,900
71 Bertucci’s Northborough 4,839
72 Cengage Learning Boston 4,810
73 TRC Companies Lowell 4,800
74 Watts Water Technologies North Andover 4,800
75 American University Washington 4,760
76 MKS Instruments Andover 4,667
77 American Renal Holdings Beverly 4,601
78 Altra Industrial Motion Braintree 4,564
79 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 4,520
80 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Boston 4,500
81 HP Hood Lynnfield 4,500
82 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 4,430
83 Worcester Schools Worcester 4,391
84 Teradyne North Reading 4,300
85 Cabot Boston 4,300
86 Market Basket Supermarkets of New England Boston 4,264
87 Beacon Sales Peabody 4,257
88 IPG Photonics Oxford 4,230
89 DDJ Capital Management Waltham 4,048
90 Endurance International Group Waltham 4,005
91 Arrow International Everett 4,000
92 Value City Furniture Boston 4,000
93 Tufts Medical Center Boston 3,959
94 John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) Canton 3,914
95 Pegasystems Cambridge 3,908
96 Atrius Health Newton 3,906
97 MATLAB Natick 3,850
98 Boston College Boston 3,800
99 MEDITECH Westwood 3,700
100 Monster Worldwide Inc Weston 3,700

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