These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 10 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 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
  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 1,331 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 Fresenius Medical Care Waltham 25,900
16 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 24,800
17 Five Star Senior Living Newton 24,500
18 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000
19 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300
20 The MENTOR Network Boston 21,500
21 C&W Services Newton 20,500
22 The Boston Consulting Group Boston 19,650
23 Harvard University Cambridge 19,510
24 PAREXEL Waltham 18,900
25 Advantage Resourcing Norwood 18,280
26 Virtusa Westborough 18,120
27 Weight Watchers International Canton 18,000
28 Giraffe Holding Inc Boston 14,716
29 IDG Framingham 13,450
30 Nuance Communications Burlington 13,200
31 Beacon Hospice Boston 13,000
32 UniFirst Wilmington 13,000
33 Friendly’s Wilbraham 12,800
34 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge 12,610
35 Clean Harbors Norwell 12,400
36 IASIS Healthcare Boston 12,200
37 Baystate Health Springfield 12,000
38 Publicis.Sapient France Boston 11,900
39 Bain & Co Inc Boston 11,530
40 Boston University Boston 11,150
41 Charles River Laboratories Wilmington 11,000
42 Government of Massachusetts Boston 10,480
43 Sanofi Genzyme Cambridge 10,100
44 Big Y Foods Springfield 10,098
45 Filene’s Boston 10,001
46 Star Market West Bridgewater 10,000
47 Analog Devices Norwood 10,000
48 Lahey Health Burlington 9,901
49 Alere Waltham 9,700
50 Advent CR Holdings Inc Boston 9,460
51 Reebok International Ltd Canton 9,102
52 UMass Memorial Health Care Worcester 8,893
53 Harborside Healthcare Corp Boston 8,850
54 MITRE Bedford 8,430
55 Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston 8,376
56 PerkinElmer Waltham 8,000
57 Gold’s Holding Corp Weymouth Town 7,782
58 Eversource Energy Springfield 7,762
59 OSRAM Wilmington 7,400
60 Biogen Cambridge 7,400
61 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 7,300
62 UMass Amherst Amherst 7,200
63 Syneos Health Burlington 7,112
64 Santander Bank Boston 7,100
65 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,084
66 BHI Energy Weymouth Town 7,000
67 Cumberland Farms Westborough 7,000
68 Boxer Parent Company Inc Boston 6,900
69 Waters Milford 6,899
70 Bruker Billerica 6,000
71 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000
72 PTC Needham 5,983
73 Talbots Hingham 5,913
74 CDM Smith Boston 5,800
75 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713
76 Wayfair Boston 5,637
77 Excelitas Technologies Waltham 5,500
78 Boston Medical Center Boston 5,420
79 Hologic Marlborough 5,333
80 athenahealth Watertown Town 5,305
81 Acushnet Fairhaven 5,190
82 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 5,130
83 Beacon Health Options Boston 5,106
84 Northeast Health Systems Inc Beverly 5,100
85 John Hancock Life Insurance Company Canton 5,076
86 The Kraft Group Foxborough 5,000
87 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980
88 The Hanover Insurance Group Worcester 4,900
89 Bertucci’s Northborough 4,839
90 Cengage Learning Boston 4,810
91 Watts North Andover 4,800
92 Cps Marlborough 4,750
93 MKS Instruments Andover 4,667
94 ARA Beverly 4,601
95 Altra Industrial Motion Braintree Town 4,564
96 HP Hood Lynnfield 4,500
97 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Boston 4,500
98 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 4,430
99 Worcester Schools Worcester 4,391
100 Teradyne North Reading 4,300

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