The 100 Largest Companies In New Jersey For 2020

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

What’s The Largest Company In New Jersey?

Johnson & Johnson is the largest company headquartered in New Jersey based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 134,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in New Jersey’ 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 New Jersey.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of New Jersey’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Johnson & Johnson
  2. Conduent
  3. Merck & Co.
  4. Bed Bath & Beyond
  5. Toys R Us
  6. Automatic Data Processing
  7. Newell Brands
  8. Becton Dickinson and Company
  9. Covance
  10. CoWorx Staffing Services

Johnson & Johnson 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 New Jersey

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 New Jersey with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,140 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in New Jersey.

As it turns out, Johnson & Johnson looks to the be the biggest company in New Jersey clocking in with 134,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in New Jersey ranked.

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In New Jersey

Rank Company City Employees
1 Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick 134,000
2 Conduent Florham Park 85,000
3 Merck & Co. Kenilworth 69,000
4 Bed Bath & Beyond Union 65,000
5 Toys R Us Wayne 64,000
6 Automatic Data Processing Roseland 58,000
7 Newell Brands Hoboken 53,400
8 Becton Dickinson and Company Franklin Lakes 50,928
9 Covance Princeton 50,000
10 CoWorx Staffing Services Watchung 50,000
11 Prudential Financial Newark 49,705
12 Best Foods Englewood Cliffs 44,000
13 Quest Diagnostics Secaucus 43,000
14 Burlington Burlington 40,000
15 NRT Madison 39,870
16 Ascena Retail Group Mahwah 39,500
17 Mars Hackettstown 38,130
18 Wyndham Worldwide Parsippany-Troy Hills 37,800
19 Lucent Technologies New Providence 30,500
20 Dressbarn Mahwah 30,000
21 The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Montvale 28,500
22 Avis Budget Group Parsippany-Troy Hills 26,300
23 Bayada Home Health Care Moorestown 26,000
24 Jackson Hewitt Jersey City 25,000
25 RWJBarnabas Health Toms River 24,600
26 Miele Princeton 20,100
27 Campbell Soup Camden 18,000
28 Linens ‘n Things Clifton 17,500
29 C. R. Bard New Providence 16,300
30 CareOne Management Fort Lee 15,000
31 Farm Credit System Jersey City 14,140
32 Panasonic Corporation Of North America Newark 13,000
33 Public Service Enterprise Group Newark 12,945
34 Atlantic Health System Summit 12,864
35 Commerce Bancorp Cherry Hill 12,700
36 St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Paterson 12,231
37 American Express Global Business Travel Jersey City 12,010
38 Realogy Madison 11,800
39 Ethicon Somerville 11,000
40 Catalent Somerset 10,800
41 Eisai Woodcliff Lake 10,419
42 On Time Staffing Cherry Hill 10,000
43 Party City Rockaway 10,000
44 CFR – Capital Finance Recruiters Bernards 10,000
45 Coach USA Paramus 9,200
46 Zoetis Parsippany-Troy Hills 9,000
47 Sun Chemical Parsippany-Troy Hills 8,000
48 Hackensack University Health Network Hackensack 8,000
49 Human Services Div Trenton 7,980
50 Pearson Education Hoboken 7,742
51 Bel Fuse Jersey City 7,694
52 Silver Line Building Products North Brunswick 7,500
53 NEW MEADOWLANDS RACETRACK East Rutherford 7,500
54 Mothers Work Pte Moorestown 7,500
55 Celgene Summit 7,467
56 Inteplast Group Livingston 7,400
57 Covalence Specialty Adhesives Bedminster 7,125
58 inVentiv Group Holdings Somerset 7,112
59 ETS Princeton 7,030
60 The Protocall Group Cherry Hill 7,000
61 NFI Cherry Hill 6,970
62 American Water Works Camden 6,900
63 JFK Health System Edison 6,735
64 Borealis AG Port Murray 6,600
65 BMW South Hackensack 6,500
66 Amneal Pharmaceuticals Bridgewater 6,500
67 The Briad Group Livingston 6,489
68 Verisk Analytics Jersey City 6,231
69 Artech Information Systems Morristown 6,000
70 Berger Group Holdings Morristown 6,000
71 Berlitz Princeton 5,983
72 LION.COM Sparta 5,972
73 Cooper University Health Care Camden 5,731
74 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Atlantic City 5,709
75 National Retail Systems North Bergen 5,500
76 Spencer Gifts Egg Harbor 5,420
77 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Raritan 5,400
78 Global Crossing Florham Park 5,235
79 Garden Homes Millburn 5,125
80 John Wiley & Sons Hoboken 5,100
81 JFK Medical Center Edison 5,000
82 DialAmerica Marketing Mahwah 5,000
83 Catapult Learning Camden 4,822
84 Checkpoint Systems West Deptford 4,814
85 Dun & Bradstreet Short Hills 4,800
86 Virtua Voorhees 4,790
87 Collabera Bernards 4,780
88 Innodata Hackensack 4,750
89 Church & Dwight Ewing 4,700
90 The Vitamin Shoppe Secaucus 4,695
91 Colas Morristown 4,500
92 Newark Public Schools Newark 4,500
93 New Jersey State Police Trenton 4,339
94 Holman Automotive Maple Shade 4,215
95 J & J Snack Foods Pennsauken 4,200
96 Tropicana Atlantic City Atlantic City 4,200
97 ShopRite Woodbridge 4,090
98 Fatburger Jersey City 4,001
99 Gateway Group One Newark 4,000
100 J.M. Huber Edison 4,000

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