The 100 Largest Companies In Virginia For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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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. United States Army (Jobs)

  2. Dollar Tree (Jobs)

  3. Hilton (Jobs)

  4. DXC Technology (Jobs)

  5. General Dynamics (Jobs)

  6. SGS (Jobs)

  7. Safran (Jobs)

  8. Northrop Grumman (Jobs)

  9. Mars (Jobs)

  10. DB Schenker (Jobs)

United States Army 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 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 988 companies.

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

As it turns out, United States 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.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Virginia

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 United States Army Arlington 500,000 Jobs
2 Dollar Tree Chesapeake 176,100 Jobs
3 Hilton McLean 169,000 Jobs
4 DXC Technology McLean 130,000 Jobs
5 General Dynamics Falls Church 105,600 Jobs
6 SGS Harrisonburg 97,000 Jobs
7 Safran Arlington 91,000 Jobs
8 Northrop Grumman Falls Church 85,000 Jobs
9 Mars McLean 80,000 Jobs
10 DB Schenker Chesapeake 72,000 Jobs
11 Advance Auto Parts Roanoke 70,000 Jobs
12 Brink’s Richmond 62,150 Jobs
13 Bechtel Herndon 52,700 Jobs
14 Smithfield Foods Smithfield 50,200 Jobs
15 Capital One McLean 49,301 Jobs
16 Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News 40,000 Jobs
17 FCi Federal Ashburn 35,000 Jobs
18 Maximus Reston 34,000 Jobs
19 Leidos Reston 32,000 Jobs
20 Norfolk Southern Railway Norfolk 30,943 Jobs
21 MCI Ashburn 30,000 Jobs
22 MCI International Ashburn 30,000 Jobs
23 US Defense Supply Center Richmond Richmond 26,000 Jobs
24 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean 25,803 Jobs
25 Vienna Insurance Vienna 25,059 Jobs
26 CarMax Richmond 25,000 Jobs
27 Beacon Holding Norfolk 24,800 Jobs
28 The Salvation Army Alexandria 24,544 Jobs
29 Universal Richmond 24,000 Jobs
30 Constellis Reston 20,000 Jobs
31 BAE Systems Land Armaments Arlington 19,800 Jobs
32 Dal Norfolk 19,000 Jobs
33 Exelis Herndon 19,000 Jobs
34 Consolidated Glass Mirror Galax 19,000 Jobs
35 Gannett McLean 19,000 Jobs
36 Interstate Hotels Resorts Arlington 19,000 Jobs
37 CACI International Arlington 18,600 Jobs
38 CSRA Falls Church 18,500 Jobs
39 Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church 17,473 Jobs
40 Inova Health System Falls Church 17,396 Jobs
41 NII Holdings Reston 16,089 Jobs
42 Food City Abingdon 16,000 Jobs
43 Markel Glen Allen 15,600 Jobs
44 Science Applications International … Reston 15,391 Jobs
45 Parsons Centreville 15,000 Jobs
46 Five Guys Lorton 15,000 Jobs
47 Navy Federal Credit Union Vienna 15,000 Jobs
48 DynCorp International McLean 14,000 Jobs
49 Navy Exchange Virginia Beach 14,000 Jobs
50 Performance Food Group Richmond 14,000 Jobs
51 Estes Express Lines Richmond 13,849 Jobs
52 Carilion Clinic Roanoke 12,100 Jobs
53 Creative Hairdressers Vienna 12,000 Jobs
54 Pinkerton Government Services North Springfield 12,000 Jobs
55 Graham Holdings Arlington 11,500 Jobs
56 Prince William County Public Schools Manassas 11,008 Jobs
57 Interstate Management Co Arlington 11,000 Jobs
58 Ferguson, Newport News 10,330 Jobs
59 Volkswagen Group of America Herndon 10,250 Jobs
60 DRS TECH DRS GROUP Arlington 10,200 Jobs
61 American Woodmark Winchester 10,070 Jobs
62 Playa Hotels Resorts Fairfax 9,650 Jobs
63 WUVT-FM Blacksburg 9,000 Jobs
64 United States Geological Survey Reston 8,670 Jobs
65 Sentara Healthcare Norfolk 8,596 Jobs
66 The Mitre McLean 8,425 Jobs
67 Alderman Library Charlottesville 8,397 Jobs
68 Altria Richmond 8,300 Jobs
69 Owens Minor Mechanicsville 7,900 Jobs
70 ManTech International Fairfax 7,800 Jobs
71 The Nature Conservancy Arlington 7,537 Jobs
72 MHM Services Vienna 7,500 Jobs
73 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond 7,500 Jobs
74 VCU Health Richmond 7,399 Jobs
75 Amerigroup Virginia Beach 7,080 Jobs
76 Medical Facilities of America Roanoke 7,000 Jobs
77 Riverside Health System Newport News 7,000 Jobs
78 Crestline Hotels Resorts Fairfax 7,000 Jobs
79 Bowlmor AMF Mechanicsville 6,741 Jobs
80 Crescent Hotels Resorts Fairfax 6,435 Jobs
81 BWX Technologies Lynchburg 6,250 Jobs
82 Compass Rose Benefits Group Reston 6,248 Jobs
83 Loudoun County Public Schools Ashburn 6,121 Jobs
84 Paragon Systems Herndon 6,000 Jobs
85 National Electronics Warranty Sterling 6,000 Jobs
86 Federal Home Loan Mortgage McLean 5,982 Jobs
87 Aptara Falls Church 5,600 Jobs
88 Beacon Roofing Supply Herndon 5,406 Jobs
89 Tegna Tysons Corner 5,336 Jobs
90 Fairfax County Government Fairfax 5,250 Jobs
91 NVR Reston 5,200 Jobs
92 SOC Chantilly 5,000 Jobs
93 Pacific Architects and Engineers Arlington 5,000 Jobs
94 ICF Fairfax 5,000 Jobs
95 Monogram Snacks Martinsville 5,000 Jobs
96 Carpenter Richmond 5,000 Jobs
97 Jim Koons Management Co Vienna 5,000 Jobs
98 Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Richmond 5,000 Jobs
99 K12 Herndon 4,750 Jobs
100 VBSchools Virginia Beach 4,750 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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