The 100 Largest Companies In Pennsylvania For 2021

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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If you live in Pennsylvania and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. Aramark (Jobs)

  2. Comcast (Jobs)

  3. Communications Construction Group, LLC (CCG) (Jobs)

  4. Universal Health Services (Jobs)

  5. Genesis HealthCare (Jobs)

  6. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Jobs)

  7. Rite Aid (Jobs)

  8. The PNC Financial Services Group (Jobs)

  9. First Commonwealth Bank (Jobs)

  10. Healthcare Services Group (Jobs)

Aramark 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 Pennsylvania

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 Pennsylvania with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,603 companies.

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

As it turns out, Aramark looks to the be the biggest company in Pennsylvania clocking in with 215,000 employees.

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Pennsylvania

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Aramark Philadelphia 215,000 Jobs
2 Comcast Philadelphia 184,000 Jobs
3 Communications Construction Group, LLC (CCG) West Chester 118,000 Jobs
4 Universal Health Services King of Prussia 87,000 Jobs
5 Genesis HealthCare Kennett Square 68,700 Jobs
6 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh 53,171 Jobs
7 Rite Aid Camp Hill 53,100 Jobs
8 The PNC Financial Services Group Pittsburgh 52,906 Jobs
9 First Commonwealth Bank Indiana 51,800 Jobs
10 Healthcare Services Group Bensalem 48,900 Jobs
11 Select Medical Mechanicsburg 47,596 Jobs
12 PPG Industries Pittsburgh 47,300 Jobs
13 Lancaster Laboratories Lancaster 45,000 Jobs
14 NCO Group Horsham 43,000 Jobs
15 Arconic Pittsburgh 41,500 Jobs
16 The Kraft Heinz Company Pittsburgh 41,000 Jobs
17 Highmark Pittsburgh 40,000 Jobs
18 Penske Truck Leasing Reading 36,000 Jobs
19 Eurofins Scientific Lancaster 35,000 Jobs
20 Mylan Canonsburg 35,000 Jobs
21 Eagle Pittsburgh 32,000 Jobs
22 Giant Eagle Pittsburgh 32,000 Jobs
23 Wawa Media 31,000 Jobs
24 Dick’s Sporting Goods Coraopolis 30,300 Jobs
25 EPAM Systems Newtown 30,200 Jobs
26 Saint-Gobain North America Malvern 25,836 Jobs
27 Apple Leisure Group Newtown 25,000 Jobs
28 Food Distribution Center Philadelphia 25,000 Jobs
29 Crown Holdings Philadelphia 24,342 Jobs
30 American Eagle Outfitters Pittsburgh 24,100 Jobs
31 The Bon-Ton York 23,300 Jobs
32 Day & Zimmermann Philadelphia 23,000 Jobs
33 Weis Markets Sunbury 23,000 Jobs
34 Crothall Healthcare Wayne 22,537 Jobs
35 Giant Food Stores Carlisle 22,000 Jobs
36 Unisys Blue Bell 22,000 Jobs
37 Conrail Philadelphia 21,280 Jobs
38 Vishay Intertechnology Malvern 20,900 Jobs
39 Bimbo Bakeries USA Horsham 20,000 Jobs
40 Ikon Office Solutions Malvern 20,000 Jobs
41 GDI Integrated Facility Services King of Prussia 20,000 Jobs
42 Wabtec Wilmerding 20,000 Jobs
43 AmerisourceBergen Chesterbrook 20,000 Jobs
44 Lanxess Pittsburgh 19,000 Jobs
45 McLean Publishing Company DuBois 19,000 Jobs
46 WellSpan Health York 19,000 Jobs
47 Penn National Gaming Wyomissing 18,754 Jobs
48 Central High School Philadelphia 18,299 Jobs
49 WESCO Distribution Pittsburgh 18,000 Jobs
50 Allegheny Health Network Pittsburgh 18,000 Jobs
51 Acme Markets Malvern 18,000 Jobs
52 Sheetz Altoona 17,500 Jobs
53 Jefferson Health System Philadelphia 17,485 Jobs
54 Airgas Wayne 17,000 Jobs
55 Penn State State College 17,000 Jobs
56 GNC Pittsburgh 16,800 Jobs
57 Alfa Laval Philadelphia 16,785 Jobs
58 The Vanguard Group Valley 16,600 Jobs
59 Phoenix Contact Middletown 16,500 Jobs
60 Urban Outfitters Philadelphia 16,330 Jobs
61 Dentsply Sirona York 16,000 Jobs
62 The Hershey Company Derry 15,360 Jobs
63 Air Products & Chemicals Allentown 15,150 Jobs
64 Alcoa Pittsburgh 14,600 Jobs
65 SAP Newtown 14,492 Jobs
66 Teleflex Wayne 14,000 Jobs
67 SDI Health Plymouth Meeting 14,000 Jobs
68 Yves Rocher Exton 13,500 Jobs
69 Willow Valley Communities Willow Street 13,000 Jobs
70 SunGard Wayne 13,000 Jobs
71 Axalta Coating Systems Philadelphia 12,650 Jobs
72 PPL Allentown 12,512 Jobs
73 Harsco Camp Hill 12,300 Jobs
74 Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill Pottsville 12,000 Jobs
75 Arnold Foods Co Allentown 12,000 Jobs
76 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia 11,042 Jobs
77 II-VI Saxonburg 10,349 Jobs
78 Matthews International Pittsburgh 10,300 Jobs
79 Smiths Group North America Malvern 10,125 Jobs
80 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh 10,000 Jobs
81 Main Line Health Bryn Mawr 10,000 Jobs
82 Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia 9,500 Jobs
83 Lincoln National Radnor 9,047 Jobs
84 EnerSys Reading 9,000 Jobs
85 Temple University Philadelphia 9,000 Jobs
86 Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Morrisville 8,849 Jobs
87 Varietal Distribution Holdings Radnor 8,800 Jobs
88 East Penn Manufacturing Company Lyons 8,797 Jobs
89 Allegheny Technologies Pittsburgh 8,600 Jobs
90 AmeriGas Partners LP King of Prussia 8,500 Jobs
91 VWR International Radnor 8,400 Jobs
92 Graham Packaging York 8,300 Jobs
93 Eat’n Park Homestead 8,000 Jobs
94 United Gilsonite Laboratories Scranton 7,850 Jobs
95 Law Enforcement Health Benefits Philadelphia 7,744 Jobs
96 UGI King of Prussia 7,700 Jobs
97 Cinram Manufacturing Olyphant 7,595 Jobs
98 Binswanger Management Philadelphia 7,500 Jobs
99 Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Lancaster 7,490 Jobs
100 Marworth Waverly 7,250 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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