These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 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. Dell EMC
  5. Raytheon
  6. Staples
  7. Thermo Fisher
  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 1,307 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:

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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 Dell EMC Hopkinton 70,000
5 Raytheon Waltham 63,000
6 Staples Framingham 61,503
7 Thermo Fisher 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 Bright Horizons Watertown Town 31,200
13 Boston Scientific Marlborough 27,000
14 MassMutual Springfield 27,000
15 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 24,800
16 Five Star Senior Living Newton 24,500
17 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000
18 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300
19 Shire Plc Lexington 22,000
20 EF Education First Cambridge 20,970
21 C&W Services Newton 20,500
22 Marshall’s Inc 20,000
23 The Boston Consulting Group Boston 19,650
24 Harvard University Cambridge 19,510
25 Advantage Resourcing Norwood 18,280
26 Virtusa Westborough 18,120
27 Weight Watchers International Canton 18,000
28 PAREXEL Waltham 15,000
29 Giraffe Holding, Inc. Boston 14,716
30 Dunkin’ Donuts Canton 14,330
31 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge 14,160
32 IDG Framingham 13,450
33 Nuance Communications Burlington 13,200
34 UniFirst Wilmington 13,000
35 Beacon Hospice Boston 13,000
36 Friendly’s Wilbraham 12,800
37 Clean Harbors Norwell 12,400
38 IASIS Healthcare Boston 12,200
39 Sapient Boston 11,900
40 Bain & Co Inc Boston 11,530
41 SolidWorks Waltham 11,500
42 Boston University Boston 11,150
43 Charles River Laboratories Wilmington 11,000
44 Sanofi Genzyme Cambridge 10,100
45 Big Y Foods Springfield 10,098
46 Filene’s Boston 10,001
47 Star Market West Bridgewater 10,000
48 Analog Devices Norwood 10,000
49 Lahey Health Burlington 9,901
50 Alere Waltham 9,700
51 Boston Children’s Hospital Boston 9,670
52 Advent CR Holdings, Inc. Boston 9,460
53 Reebok International Ltd Canton 9,102
54 UMass Memorial Health Care Worcester 8,893
55 Harborside Healthcare Corporation Boston 8,850
56 MITRE Bedford 8,430
57 PerkinElmer Waltham 8,000
58 Gold’s Holding Corp. Weymouth Town 7,782
59 Eversource Energy Springfield 7,762
60 Biogen Cambridge 7,400
61 OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc 7,400
62 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 7,300
63 Syneos Health Burlington 7,112
64 Santander Bank Boston 7,100
65 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,084
66 Cumberland Farms Westborough 7,000
67 BHI Energy Weymouth Town 7,000
68 Boxer Parent Company, Inc. Boston 6,900
69 Waters Milford 6,899
70 UMass Amherst Amherst 6,880
71 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000
72 Bruker Billerica 6,000
73 PTC Needham 5,983
74 Talbots Hingham 5,913
75 CDM Smith Boston 5,800
76 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713
77 Wayfair Boston 5,637
78 Excelitas Technologies Waltham 5,500
79 Boston Medical Center Boston 5,420
80 Hologic Marlborough 5,333
81 athenahealth Watertown Town 5,305
82 Acushnet Fairhaven 5,190
83 Beacon Health Options Boston 5,106
84 Northeast Health System, Inc. Beverly 5,100
85 The Kraft Group Foxborough 5,000
86 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980
87 The Hanover Insurance Group Worcester 4,900
88 Bertucci’s Northborough 4,839
89 Cengage Learning Boston 4,810
90 Watts North Andover 4,800
91 American University Washington 4,760
92 MKS Instruments Andover 4,667
93 ARA Beverly 4,601
94 Altra Industrial Motion Braintree Town 4,564
95 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 4,520
96 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Boston 4,500
97 HP Hood Lynnfield 4,500
98 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 4,430
99 Worcester Schools Worcester 4,391
100 Cabot Boston 4,300

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