These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Rhode Island

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 8 months ago
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If you live in Rhode Island and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. CVS Health
  2. Citizens Bank
  3. Lifespan
  4. Nortek
  5. United Natural Foods
  6. Rhode Island Hospital
  7. FM Global
  8. Hasbro
  9. University of Rhode Island
  10. Johnson & Wales University

CVS Health 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 Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island with at least 100 employees. That left us with 169 companies.

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

As it turns out, CVS Health looks to the be the biggest company in Rhode Island clocking in with 204,000 employees.

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

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Rhode Island job scene here:

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Rhode Island

Rank Company City Employees
1 CVS Health Woonsocket 204,000
2 Citizens Bank Providence 17,300
3 Lifespan Providence 16,046
4 Nortek Providence 11,400
5 United Natural Foods Providence 9,554
6 Rhode Island Hospital Providence 7,274
7 FM Global Johnston 7,000
8 Hasbro Pawtucket 5,400
9 University of Rhode Island South Kingstown 4,680
10 Johnson & Wales University Providence 4,280
11 ACS Industries Lincoln 4,200
12 Ocean State Job Lot North Kingstown 4,000
13 RI Catholic Providence 4,000
14 Rhode Island School of Design Providence 3,000
15 PROVIDENCE COLLEGE Providence 3,000
16 Amica Mutual Insurance Lincoln 3,000
17 Women & Infants Providence 2,800
18 LIN Television Corporation Providence 2,786
19 The Providence Journal Providence 2,500
20 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Providence 1,930
21 Miriam Hospital Providence 1,928
22 Hexagon North Kingstown 1,900
23 Twin River Casino Lincoln 1,900
24 Kent Hospital Warwick 1,850
25 Toray Plastics North Kingstown 1,764
26 Foster Grant Smithfield 1,750
27 Providence Public Schools Providence 1,750
28 Roger Williams Medical Center Providence 1,500
29 Amtrol Holdings Inc West Warwick 1,300
30 The Jan Companies Cranston 1,285
31 TradeSource Warwick 1,200
32 CharterCARE Health Providence 1,200
33 AFM Insurance Johnston 1,200
34 Alex and Ani Cranston 1,047
35 Carousel Industries Exeter 1,034
36 Hope Global Cumberland 1,000
37 The Moore Company Westerly 1,000
38 Newport Harbor Newport 972
39 Butler Hospital Providence 900
40 Trudeau Memorial Center Warwick 869
41 Embrace Home Loans Middletown 858
42 Corvias East Greenwich 858
43 Cranston City Office Cranston 750
44 LINCOLN GREYHOUND PARK Lincoln 750
45 Numark Cumberland 750
46 South County Health South Kingstown 750
47 Narragansett Electric Co Providence 750
48 Cohoes Fashions Inc Cranston 750
49 The Hinckley Portsmouth 740
50 Lifespan Webteam Providence 720
51 Woonsocket Prescription Center Incorporated Woonsocket 700
52 Newport Hospital Providence 700
53 A & H Mfg Johnston 700
54 Benny’s North Smithfield 678
55 Blackstone Valley Chiropractic Health Care Pawtucket 650
56 KVH Industries Middletown 635
57 The Providence Center Providence 633
58 Tasca Automotive Group Cranston 618
59 Kenney Manufacturing Warwick 600
60 The Washington Trust Company Westerly 580
61 Bryant University Smithfield 575
62 Arpin Group West Warwick 555
63 Peixe Urbano Coventry 548
64 igus East Providence 540
65 Thielsch Engineering Cranston 538
66 Coastal Medical Providence 538
67 EBCAP Providence 523
68 H. CARR & SONS Providence 511
69 Ross-Simons Cranston 500
70 Hinckley Allen Providence 390
71 Technic Cranston 390
72 DARLINGTON FABRICS Westerly 375
73 AstroNova Warwick 312
74 The Groden Network ‘Your Autism Experts’ Providence 270
75 KLR Providence 270
76 Residential Properties Providence 270
77 Taco Comfort Solutions Cranston 270
78 Bradford Soap Works West Warwick 270
79 CROSS Providence 260
80 Newport Public Schools Newport 240
81 Meeting Street Providence 210
82 Benefit Concepts East Providence 210
83 Arpin Van Lines West Warwick 210
84 Summer Infant Woonsocket 206
85 Cumberland Public Schools Cumberland 180
86 BETA Group Lincoln 180
87 Cooley Group Pawtucket 180
88 Dimeo Construction Providence 180
89 Purvis Systems Inc Middletown 175
90 Jewel Case Providence 175
91 Glencairn Manufacturing Co Pawtucket 175
92 Town Of Narragansett Narragansett 175
93 Cranston City Hall Cranston 175
94 Kent Center Warwick 175
95 ATP MFG North Smithfield 175
96 Warwick Schools Warwick 175
97 J H Gaudet Middle School Middletown 175
98 Arnold Lumber South Kingstown 175
99 Tower Manufacturing Corp Providence 175
100 Vanguard Sailboats Portsmouth 175

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