These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Virginia

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 3 months ago
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If you live in Virginia and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. Hilton Worldwide
  2. Dollar Tree
  3. General Dynamics
  4. Northrop Grumman
  5. Computer Sciences Corporation
  6. Brink’s
  7. DXC Technology
  8. Advance Auto Parts
  9. Smithfield Foods
  10. Capital One

Hilton Worldwide 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.

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

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How we identified the biggest companies in Virginia

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 Virginia with at least 100 employees. That left us with 847 companies.

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

As it turns out, Hilton Worldwide looks to the be the biggest company in Virginia clocking in with 169,000 employees.

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Virginia

Rank Company City Employees
1 Hilton Worldwide McLean 169,000
2 Dollar Tree Chesapeake 116,050
3 General Dynamics Falls Church 98,800
4 Northrop Grumman Falls Church 67,000
5 Computer Sciences Corporation Tysons 66,000
6 Brink’s Richmond 60,510
7 DXC Technology Tysons 59,000
8 Advance Auto Parts Roanoke 57,500
9 Smithfield Foods Smithfield 50,236
10 Capital One McLean 49,900
11 Circuit City Richmond 42,290
12 Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News 37,000
13 FCi Federal Ashburn 35,000
14 Leidos Reston 32,000
15 Sunrise Senior Living McLean 31,600
16 Norfolk Southern Norfolk 28,044
17 Defense Logistics Agency Fort Belvoir 26,000
18 Sentara Healthcare Woodbridge 25,129
19 CarMax Henrico 24,344
20 Universal Corp/Va Richmond 24,000
21 Universal Leaf Tobacco Company Incorporated Richmond 24,000
22 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean 23,400
23 Gannett McLean 21,000
24 Tractor Supply Brentwood 19,500
25 Nextel Communications Reston 19,000
26 Interstate Hotels & Resorts Arlington 19,000
27 MAXIMUS Reston 18,800
28 CACI International Arlington 18,600
29 Inova Health Care Services Falls Church 17,396
30 Constellis Reston 17,000
31 Graham Holdings Arlington 15,823
32 SAIC McLean 15,500
33 Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church 15,470
34 Five Guys Lorton 15,000
35 Estes Express Lines Richmond 14,957
36 Towers Watson Arlington 14,500
37 Navy Exchange Virginia Beach 14,000
38 Performance Food Group Richmond 14,000
39 Navy Federal Credit Union Vienna 14,000
40 Bausch + Lomb Bridgewater 13,000
41 Orbital ATK Sterling 12,700
42 Hair Cuttery Glen Allen 12,000
43 Vie de France Vienna 12,000
44 Ferguson Enterprises Newport News 11,060
45 John Morrell Smithfield 11,002
46 Markel Glen Allen 10,900
47 Serco Reston 10,500
48 University of Virginia Charlottesville 10,380
49 Volkswagen Group of America Herndon 10,250
50 Ratner Companies Vienna 10,000
51 Engility Chantilly 9,100
52 AMF Bowling Co. Mechanicsville 8,841
53 Altria Richmond 8,300
54 Owens & Minor Mechanicsville 7,900
55 The Nature Conservancy Arlington 7,537
56 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond 7,180
57 Franklin Health & Rehabilitation Center Rocky Mount 7,000
58 Crestline Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 7,000
59 Riverside Health System Newport News 7,000
60 ManTech International Fairfax 7,000
61 CAMC Health System Charleston 6,858
62 Centra Lynchburg 6,845
63 Bowlmor AMF Corp. Mechanicsville 6,741
64 DynCorp International McLean 6,500
65 Crescent Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 6,435
66 DB Schenker Chesapeake 6,200
67 Paragon Systems Herndon 6,000
68 Freddie Mac McLean 5,982
69 BWX Technologies Lynchburg 5,900
70 American Woodmark Winchester 5,808
71 CSRA Falls Church 5,600
72 Chesterfield County Public Schools Chesterfield 5,500
73 Beacon Roofing Supply Herndon 5,042
74 Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Richmond 5,000
75 Carpenter Richmond 5,000
76 Virginia Beach Virginia Beach 5,000
77 Koons Automotive Companies Vienna 5,000
78 ICF Fairfax 5,000
79 Prime Charleston 5,000
80 SOC Fredericksburg 5,000
81 Prince William County Public Schools Manassas 5,000
82 NVR Reston 4,900
83 CEB Arlington 4,900
84 Carilion Clinic Roanoke 4,810
85 MedExpress Morgantown 4,794
86 Command Security Herndon 4,750
87 K12 Herndon 4,750
88 PRA Group Careers Norfolk 4,512
89 Progressive Nursing Staffers Springfield 4,500
90 MVM Ashburn 4,100
91 DISYS McLean 4,000
92 Patriot Coal Teays Valley 4,000
93 William & Mary Williamsburg 3,830
94 VBSchools Virginia Beach 3,750
95 Imagine Schools Arlington 3,600
96 Vencore Chantilly 3,600
97 Aptara Falls Church 3,600
98 Better Business Bureau Arlington 3,530
99 Omniplex World Services Chantilly 3,420
100 Genworth Richmond 3,400

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