These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Virginia

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 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 Hotels & Resorts
  2. Dollar Tree
  3. The Salvation Army
  4. General Dynamics
  5. Mars, Incorporated
  6. Northrop Grumman
  7. Computer Sciences Corporation
  8. Brink’s
  9. DXC Technology
  10. Advance Auto Parts

Hilton Hotels & Resorts 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 1,066 companies.

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

As it turns out, Hilton Hotels & Resorts 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.

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Virginia

Rank Company City Employees
1 Hilton Hotels & Resorts McLean 169,000
2 Dollar Tree Chesapeake 116,050
3 The Salvation Army Alexandria 108,790
4 General Dynamics Falls Church 98,800
5 Mars, Incorporated McLean 75,000
6 Northrop Grumman Falls Church 67,000
7 Computer Sciences Corporation 66,000
8 Brink’s Richmond 60,510
9 DXC Technology Tysons Corner 59,000
10 Advance Auto Parts Roanoke 57,500
11 BAE Systems Inc 51,499
12 Smithfield Foods Smithfield 50,236
13 Capital One McLean 49,900
14 Liebherr Newport News 42,310
15 Circuit City Richmond 42,290
16 Willis Towers Watson Arlington 37,390
17 Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News 37,000
18 FCi Federal Ashburn 35,000
19 Leidos Reston 32,000
20 Sunrise Senior Living McLean 31,600
21 MCI Ashburn 30,000
22 Norfolk Southern Norfolk 28,044
23 Defense Logistics Agency Fort Belvoir 26,000
24 Sentara Healthcare Norfolk 25,129
25 Universal Richmond 24,000
26 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean 23,400
27 Gannett Tysons Corner 21,000
28 Tractor Supply Brentwood 19,500
29 Interstate Hotels & Resorts Arlington 19,000
30 The AES Arlington 19,000
31 Consolidated Glass & Mirror Company Galax 19,000
32 DAL Global Services Hapeville 19,000
33 Maximus Reston 18,800
34 CACI International Arlington 18,600
35 Constellis Reston 17,000
36 Towers Watson & Co New York 16,500
37 Dominion Energy Richmond 16,200
38 Alliant Techsystems Inc 16,000
39 Graham Holdings Arlington 15,823
40 SAIC Reston 15,500
41 Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church 15,470
42 Five Guys Enterprises Lorton 15,000
43 Estes Express Lines Richmond 14,957
44 Navy Federal Credit Union Vienna 14,000
45 Navy Exchange Virginia Beach 14,000
46 Performance Food Group Richmond 14,000
47 Orbital ATK Sterling 12,700
48 Pinkerton Government Services LLC North Springfield 12,000
49 Hair Cuttery Vienna 12,000
50 Ferguson Enterprises Newport News 11,060
51 John Morrell Smithfield 11,002
52 Markel Glen Allen 10,900
53 Serco Herndon 10,500
54 University of Virginia Charlottesville 10,380
55 Volkswagen Group of America Inc Herndon 10,250
56 TEGNA Tysons Corner 10,121
57 Northrop Grumman Newport News Newport News 10,001
58 Ratner Companies Vienna 10,000
59 Engility Chantilly 9,100
60 Altria Richmond 8,300
61 Inova Health Care Services Falls Church 8,230
62 Owens & Minor Mechanicsville 7,900
63 The Nature Conservancy Arlington 7,537
64 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg 7,500
65 Medical Facilities of America Cave Spring 7,000
66 ManTech International Fairfax 7,000
67 Riverside Health System Newport News 7,000
68 WVU Medicine Morgantown 7,000
69 Crestline Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 7,000
70 Centra Lynchburg 6,845
71 Bowlmor AMF Corp Mechanicsville 6,741
72 DynCorp International McLean 6,500
73 Crescent Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 6,435
74 Aurora Health Care Milwaukee 6,384
75 Paragon Systems Herndon 6,000
76 Freddie Mac McLean 5,982
77 BWX Technologies Lynchburg 5,900
78 Massey Energy Co Richmond 5,850
79 American Woodmark Winchester 5,808
80 AOL Sterling 5,600
81 CSRA Falls Church 5,600
82 XO Communications Herndon 5,170
83 Apex Systems Glen Allen 5,062
84 Beacon Roofing Supply Herndon 5,042
85 Prince William County Public Schools Manassas 5,000
86 Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Richmond 5,000
87 SOC Chantilly 5,000
88 Virginia Beach Virginia Beach 5,000
89 Carpenter Richmond 5,000
90 Jim Koons Automotive Vienna 5,000
91 ICF Fairfax 5,000
92 NVR Reston 4,900
93 CEB Arlington 4,900
94 Carilion Clinic Roanoke 4,810
95 MedExpress Morgantown 4,794
96 Command Security Herndon 4,750
97 K12 Herndon 4,750
98 PRA Group Norfolk 4,512
99 Progressive Nursing Staffers Springfield 4,500
100 Fairfax County Government Fairfax 4,480

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