The 100 Largest Companies In Virginia For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 2 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.

What’s The Largest Company In Virginia?

Us Army is the largest company headquartered in Virginia based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 500,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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. Dollar Tree
  3. Hilton Worldwide Holdings
  4. DXC Technology
  5. General Dynamics
  6. Northrop Grumman
  7. Brink’s
  8. Bechtel
  9. Smithfield Foods
  10. Capital One

US 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 976 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 Dollar Tree Chesapeake 176,100
3 Hilton Worldwide Holdings McLean 169,000
4 DXC Technology McLean 130,000
5 General Dynamics Falls Church 98,800
6 Northrop Grumman Falls Church 85,000
7 Brink’s Richmond 62,150
8 Bechtel Reston 52,700
9 Smithfield Foods Smithfield 50,200
10 Capital One McLean 49,301
11 United Way Alexandria 44,250
12 Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News 40,000
13 FCi Federal Ashburn 35,000
14 Maximus Reston 34,000
15 Leidos Reston 32,000
16 Norfolk Southern Railway Norfolk 30,943
17 University of Virginia Charlottesville 30,000
18 MCI Ashburn 30,000
19 Defense Logistics Agency Fort Belvoir 27,000
20 The Salvation Army Alexandria 26,540
21 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean 25,803
22 Sentara Healthcare Norfolk 25,129
23 CarMax Richmond 25,000
24 Beacon Holding Norfolk 24,800
25 Ferguson Enterprises Newport News 23,251
26 Consolidated Glass & Mirror Galax 19,000
27 Gannett McLean 19,000
28 CACI International Arlington 18,600
29 Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church 17,473
30 Inova Health System Falls Church 17,396
31 Constellis Reston 17,000
32 Food City Abingdon 16,000
33 Markel Glen Allen 15,600
34 Science Applications International … Reston 15,391
35 Navy Federal Credit Union Vienna 15,000
36 STIHL Virginia Beach 14,920
37 Navy Exchange Virginia Beach 14,000
38 Performance Food Group Richmond 14,000
39 Estes Express Lines Richmond 13,849
40 Pinkerton Government Services North Springfield 12,000
41 Creative Hairdressers Vienna 12,000
42 Prince William County Public Schools Manassas 11,008
43 John Morrell Smithfield 11,002
44 Fleet management Richmond 11,000
45 The AES Arlington 10,500
46 Volkswagen Group of America Herndon 10,250
47 NORTHROP GRUMMAN NEWPORT NEWS Newport News 10,001
48 Ratner Companies Vienna 10,000
49 Commonwealth of Virginia Richmond 10,000
50 Playa Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 9,650
51 STOUFFER’S Arlington 8,620
52 Altria Richmond 8,300
53 ManTech International Fairfax 7,800
54 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond 7,690
55 The Nature Conservancy Arlington 7,537
56 VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST STATE UNIV Blacksburg 7,500
57 WUVT-FM Blacksburg 7,450
58 Crestline Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 7,000
59 Medical Facilities of America Roanoke 7,000
60 Bowlmor AMF Mechanicsville 6,741
61 Owens & Minor Mechanicsville 6,700
62 DynCorp International McLean 6,500
63 Crescent Hotels & Resorts Fairfax 6,435
64 BWX Technologies Lynchburg 6,250
65 Air National Guard Arlington 6,000
66 Paragon Systems Herndon 6,000
67 Centra Lynchburg 6,000
68 National Electronics Warranty Sterling 6,000
69 Federal Home Loan Mortgage McLean 5,982
70 Massey Energy Richmond 5,850
71 American Woodmark Winchester 5,808
72 Aptara Falls Church 5,600
73 Beacon Roofing Supply Herndon 5,406
74 Tegna McLean 5,336
75 NVR Reston 5,200
76 XO Communications Herndon 5,170
77 Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Richmond 5,000
78 SOC Chantilly 5,000
79 ICF Fairfax 5,000
80 Pacific Architects and Engineers Arlington 5,000
81 Jim Koons Management Co Vienna 5,000
82 Virginia Baptist Hospital Lynchburg 5,000
83 Carpenter Richmond 5,000
84 Fairfax County Government Fairfax 4,950
85 Command Security Herndon 4,750
86 K12 Herndon 4,750
87 GTT Communications McLean 4,650
88 PRA Group Norfolk 4,512
89 Loudoun County Public Schools Ashburn 4,330
90 Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Norfolk 4,200
91 MVM Vienna 4,100
92 Farm Fresh Virginia Beach 4,064
93 Digital Intelligence Systems McLean 4,000
94 Prince William County Woodbridge 4,000
95 General Cigar Holdings Richmond 4,000
96 TD Securities McLean 4,000
97 Cvent McLean 4,000
98 Five Guys Lorton 3,780
99 Barcelo Crestline Fairfax 3,677
100 Riverside Health System Newport News 3,660

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