The 100 Largest Companies In Massachusetts For 2022

By Chris Kolmar
Jun. 7, 2021

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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 (Jobs)

  2. Dunkin’ Brands (Jobs)

  3. The TJX Companies (Jobs)

  4. National Amusements (Jobs)

  5. Fresenius Medical Care Windsor (Jobs)

  6. Stop Shop (Jobs)

  7. Thermo Fisher Scientific (Jobs)

  8. Raytheon Company (Jobs)

  9. Staples (Jobs)

  10. Fidelity Investments (Jobs)

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 1,346 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.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Massachusetts

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 General Electric Boston 283,000 Jobs
2 Dunkin’ Brands Canton 270,000 Jobs
3 The TJX Companies Framingham 270,000 Jobs
4 National Amusements Norwood 133,269 Jobs
5 Fresenius Medical Care Windsor Waltham 118,308 Jobs
6 Stop Shop Quincy 82,000 Jobs
7 Thermo Fisher Scientific Waltham 70,000 Jobs
8 Raytheon Company Waltham 67,000 Jobs
9 Staples Framingham 61,503 Jobs
10 Fidelity Investments Boston 50,000 Jobs
11 Liberty Mutual Boston 50,000 Jobs
12 State Street Boston 39,439 Jobs
13 Bright Horizons Watertown Town 30,000 Jobs
14 Boston Scientific Marlborough 29,000 Jobs
15 Gillette Boston 28,700 Jobs
16 Precision Systems Natick 28,278 Jobs
17 MAPFRE Insurance Webster 27,306 Jobs
18 BJ’s Wholesale Club Westborough 25,500 Jobs
19 Five Star Senior Living Newton 24,500 Jobs
20 Iron Mountain Boston 24,000 Jobs
21 Civitas Solutions Boston 22,300 Jobs
22 Shire US Lexington 22,000 Jobs
23 National Mentor Holdings Boston 21,500 Jobs
24 CW SERVICES Newton 20,500 Jobs
25 Publicis Sapient Boston 20,000 Jobs
26 Virtusa Westborough 20,000 Jobs
27 Parexel Waltham 20,000 Jobs
28 Boston Consulting Group Boston 18,500 Jobs
29 The Boston Company Asset Management Boston 18,500 Jobs
30 Dunkin’ Donuts Canton 17,626 Jobs
31 Wayfair Boston 16,900 Jobs
32 Analog Devices Norwood 15,300 Jobs
33 Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Cambridge 15,241 Jobs
34 Giraffe Holding Boston 14,716 Jobs
35 Clean Harbors Norwell 14,400 Jobs
36 UniFirst Wilmington 14,000 Jobs
37 Dean Bank Franklin Town 13,613 Jobs
38 Sappi Boston 12,800 Jobs
39 CareGroup Boston 12,000 Jobs
40 Baystate Health Springfield 12,000 Jobs
41 Big Y Foods Springfield 12,000 Jobs
42 Genzyme Cambridge 12,000 Jobs
43 Osram Sylvania Wilmington 11,200 Jobs
44 Charles River Laboratories Wilmington 11,000 Jobs
45 Bain Company Boston 10,500 Jobs
46 Massachusetts General Hospital Boston 10,156 Jobs
47 Mass.gov Boston 10,008 Jobs
48 Filene’s Boston 10,001 Jobs
49 Star Market Boston 10,000 Jobs
50 The Children’s Hospital Boston 9,993 Jobs
51 Santander Bank Boston 9,800 Jobs
52 Alere Waltham 9,700 Jobs
53 Advent CR Holdings Boston 9,460 Jobs
54 Reebok International Canton 9,102 Jobs
55 Stone Science Library Boston 9,000 Jobs
56 UMass Memorial Health Care Worcester 8,893 Jobs
57 Harborside Healthcare Boston 8,850 Jobs
58 Talbots Hingham 8,737 Jobs
59 Skyworks Solutions Woburn 8,400 Jobs
60 Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston 8,376 Jobs
61 Eversource Energy Boston 8,084 Jobs
62 PerkinElmer Waltham 8,000 Jobs
63 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance … Springfield 8,000 Jobs
64 Bose Framingham 8,000 Jobs
65 Gold’s Holding Weymouth Town 7,782 Jobs
66 Akamai Technologies Cambridge 7,650 Jobs
67 Massachusetts Bay Transportation … Boston 7,500 Jobs
68 Biogen Cambridge 7,300 Jobs
69 inVentiv Group Holdings Burlington 7,112 Jobs
70 Waters Milford 7,000 Jobs
71 Bartlett Holdings Plymouth 7,000 Jobs
72 Boxer Parent Company Boston 6,900 Jobs
73 Boston College Newton 6,750 Jobs
74 Nuance Communications Burlington 6,500 Jobs
75 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 6,250 Jobs
76 Hologic Marlborough 6,233 Jobs
77 Millipore Billerica 6,100 Jobs
78 Boston Medical Center Boston 6,097 Jobs
79 PTC Boston 6,041 Jobs
80 Lionbridge Waltham 6,000 Jobs
81 Cumberland Farms Framingham 6,000 Jobs
82 Southcoast Health New Bedford 6,000 Jobs
83 Bruker Billerica 6,000 Jobs
84 Shaw’s Supermarkets West Bridgewater 5,800 Jobs
85 Yankee Candle Deerfield 5,713 Jobs
86 Excelitas Technologies Waltham 5,500 Jobs
87 Athenahealth Watertown Town 5,305 Jobs
88 Kronos Chelmsford 5,300 Jobs
89 Northeast Health System Beverly 5,100 Jobs
90 John Hancock Life Insurance Company Boston 5,076 Jobs
91 White Mountains Capital Boston 5,058 Jobs
92 Kraft Group Foxborough 5,000 Jobs
93 New Balance Boston 5,000 Jobs
94 Cengage Boston 5,000 Jobs
95 Rand-Whitney Group Worcester 5,000 Jobs
96 CDM Smith Boston 5,000 Jobs
97 Bodycote Imt Andover 5,000 Jobs
98 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester 5,000 Jobs
99 Pyramid Hotel Group Boston 4,980 Jobs
100 Teradyne Boston 4,900 Jobs

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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