The 100 Largest Companies In Virginia For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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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 headquartered 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. US Army
  2. Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  3. Dollar Tree
  4. General Dynamics
  5. Northrop Grumman
  6. Brink’s
  7. DXC Technology
  8. Advance Auto Parts
  9. Smithfield Foods
  10. Capital One

US Army 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 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 1,036 companies.

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

As it turns out, US Army looks to the be the biggest company in Virginia clocking in with 500,000 employees.

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

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Virginia

Rank Company City Employees
1 US Army Alexandria 500,000
2 Hilton Hotels & Resorts McLean 169,000
3 Dollar Tree Chesapeake 116,050
4 General Dynamics Falls Church 98,800
5 Northrop Grumman Falls Church 67,000
6 Brink’s Richmond 60,510
7 DXC Technology McLean 59,000
8 Advance Auto Parts Roanoke 57,500
9 Smithfield Foods Smithfield 50,236
10 Capital One McLean 49,900
11 Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News 37,000
12 FCi Federal Ashburn 35,000
13 American Diabetes Association Arlington 32,630
14 Leidos Reston 32,000
15 MCI Ashburn 30,000
16 Norfolk Southern Norfolk 28,044
17 The Salvation Army Alexandria 25,550
18 Sentara Healthcare Norfolk 25,129
19 Beacon Holding Inc Norfolk 24,800
20 Universal Richmond 24,000
21 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean 23,400
22 Ferguson Enterprises Newport News 23,251
23 Gannett Tysons Corner 21,000
24 Interstate Hotels & Resorts Arlington 19,000
25 Consolidated Glass & Mirror Galax 19,000
26 The AES Corporation Arlington 19,000
27 CACI International Arlington 18,600
28 Constellis Reston 17,000
29 University of Virginia Charlottesville 16,000
30 Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church 15,940
31 SAIC Reston 15,500
32 Defense Logistics Agency Fort Belvoir 15,000
33 Estes Express Lines Richmond 14,957
34 Performance Food Group Richmond 14,000
35 Navy Exchange Virginia Beach 14,000
36 Navy Federal Credit Union Vienna 14,000
37 Orbital Atk Sterling 12,700
38 Pinkerton Government Services Inc North Springfield 12,000
39 Hair Cuttery Vienna 12,000
40 Prince William County Public Schools Manassas 11,008
41 John Morrell Smithfield 11,002
42 Markel Glen Allen 10,900
43 Volkswagen Group of America Herndon 10,250
44 TEGNA Tysons Corner 10,121
45 NORTHROP GRUMMAN NEWPORT NEWS Newport News 10,001
46 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond 10,000
47 Ratner Companies Vienna 10,000
48 Playa Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 9,650
49 Engility Chantilly 9,100
50 STOUFFER’S Arlington 8,620
51 Altria Richmond 8,300
52 Owens & Minor Mechanicsville 7,900
53 Virginia Tech Blacksburg 7,790
54 The Nature Conservancy Arlington 7,537
55 Virginia Polytechnic Institute Blacksburg 7,500
56 WVU Medicine Morgantown 7,000
57 Riverside Health System Newport News 7,000
58 ManTech International Fairfax 7,000
59 Crestline Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 7,000
60 Medical Facilities of America Roanoke 7,000
61 CAMC Health System Charleston 6,858
62 Bowlmor AMF Corp Mechanicsville 6,741
63 DynCorp International McLean 6,500
64 Crescent Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 6,435
65 Paragon Systems Herndon 6,000
66 VIRGINIA BAPTIST HOSPITAL Lynchburg 6,000
67 Centra Lynchburg 6,000
68 Freddie Mac McLean 5,982
69 BWX Technologies Lynchburg 5,900
70 Massey Energy Richmond 5,850
71 American Woodmark Winchester 5,808
72 Virginia Beach City Public Schools Virginia Beach 5,220
73 XO Communications Herndon 5,170
74 Beacon Roofing Supply Herndon 5,042
75 SOC Chantilly 5,000
76 Carpenter Richmond 5,000
77 PAE Arlington 5,000
78 Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Richmond 5,000
79 ICF Fairfax 5,000
80 Jim Koons Automotive Vienna 5,000
81 Five Guys Enterprises Lorton 5,000
82 NVR Reston 4,900
83 Urgent Care MSO LLC Morgantown 4,794
84 K12 Herndon 4,750
85 Command Security Herndon 4,750
86 PRA Group Norfolk 4,512
87 Progressive Nursing Staffers Springfield 4,500
88 CHKD Norfolk 4,200
89 Loudoun County Public Schools Ashburn 4,070
90 Farm Fresh Virginia Beach 4,064
91 Cigar World Richmond 4,000
92 DISYS McLean 4,000
93 Prince William County Woodbridge 4,000
94 ESMARK Wheeling 3,740
95 Aptara Falls Church 3,600
96 Imagine Schools Vienna 3,600
97 Ogden Newspapers Wheeling 3,520
98 Rocco Enterprises Inc Harrisonburg 3,464
99 Omniplex World Services Chantilly 3,420
100 Genworth Richmond 3,400

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