The 100 Largest Companies In Washington For 2022

By Chris Kolmar
Jun. 7, 2021

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If you live in Washington and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. Amazon.com (Jobs)

  2. Starbucks (Jobs)

  3. Costco Wholesale (Jobs)

  4. Providence Health Services (Jobs)

  5. Barrett Business Services (Jobs)

  6. Nordstrom (Jobs)

  7. Microsoft (Jobs)

  8. T-Mobile US (Jobs)

  9. The Hotel Group (Jobs)

  10. Avanade (Jobs)

Amazon.com 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 Washington

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 Washington with at least 100 employees. That left us with 662 companies.

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

As it turns out, Amazon.com looks to the be the biggest company in Washington clocking in with 647,500 employees.

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Washington

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Amazon.com Seattle 647,500 Jobs
2 Starbucks Seattle 291,000 Jobs
3 Costco Wholesale Issaquah 172,000 Jobs
4 Providence Health Services Renton 120,000 Jobs
5 Barrett Business Services Vancouver 115,746 Jobs
6 Nordstrom Seattle 74,000 Jobs
7 Microsoft Redmond 53,576 Jobs
8 T-Mobile US Bellevue 51,000 Jobs
9 The Hotel Group Edmonds 35,330 Jobs
10 Avanade Seattle 30,000 Jobs
11 Fortive Everett 26,000 Jobs
12 Paccar Bellevue 25,000 Jobs
13 Expedia Group Bellevue 24,500 Jobs
14 Alaska Airlines Seattle 23,156 Jobs
15 University of Washington Seattle 22,095 Jobs
16 Savers Bellevue 20,000 Jobs
17 The Firs Camps Retreats Bellingham 18,705 Jobs
18 Expeditors Seattle 17,400 Jobs
19 PeaceHealth Vancouver 16,000 Jobs
20 Banfield Pet Hospital Vancouver 14,000 Jobs
21 Teck American Spokane 13,500 Jobs
22 Recreational Equipment Kent 12,000 Jobs
23 Esterline Technologies Bellevue 12,000 Jobs
24 Carrix Seattle 11,000 Jobs
25 Swedish Seattle 10,000 Jobs
26 Washington State University Pullman 10,000 Jobs
27 Nash Holdings Seattle 10,000 Jobs
28 Fairfax Behavioral Health Kirkland 9,810 Jobs
29 Weyerhaeuser Seattle 9,372 Jobs
30 Group Health Cooperative Seattle 9,300 Jobs
31 Trident Seafoods Seattle 9,000 Jobs
32 Eddie Bauer Bellevue 8,000 Jobs
33 Chief Seattle Council Seattle 7,785 Jobs
34 Washington School for the Deaf Vancouver 7,750 Jobs
35 Laird Norton Co Seattle 7,500 Jobs
36 Employment Standards Act Olympia 7,250 Jobs
37 Safeco Seattle 7,057 Jobs
38 SMG Seattle 6,582 Jobs
39 Itron Liberty Lake 6,200 Jobs
40 TrueBlue Tacoma 6,000 Jobs
41 Windermere Real Estate Seattle 6,000 Jobs
42 Nintendo Redmond 5,944 Jobs
43 Gist Seattle 5,000 Jobs
44 Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Pullman 5,000 Jobs
45 Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center Seattle 5,000 Jobs
46 Key Tronic Spokane 4,947 Jobs
47 Saltchuk Seattle 4,737 Jobs
48 EmpRes Healthcare Management Vancouver 4,500 Jobs
49 EvergreenHealth Hospice Care Kirkland 4,500 Jobs
50 F5 Networks Seattle 4,409 Jobs
51 Tableau Software Seattle 4,181 Jobs
52 ATS Automation Tooling Systems Renton 3,800 Jobs
53 Restaurants Unlimited Seattle 3,800 Jobs
54 Vancouver Public Schools Vancouver 3,500 Jobs
55 SanMar Issaquah 3,436 Jobs
56 Clearwater Paper Spokane 3,370 Jobs
57 URM Stores Spokane 3,321 Jobs
58 Jamco America Everett 3,279 Jobs
59 Moss Adams Seattle 3,200 Jobs
60 Zillow Seattle 3,036 Jobs
61 Edmonds Community College Lynnwood 3,000 Jobs
62 JACK FROST FRUIT Yakima 3,000 Jobs
63 Quincy Valley Medical Center Quincy 3,000 Jobs
64 Yakima Regional Cancer Center Yakima 3,000 Jobs
65 Dow Hotel Co Tukwila 3,000 Jobs
66 Milliman Seattle 3,000 Jobs
67 Snokist Growers Yakima 3,000 Jobs
68 John L. Scott Bellevue 3,000 Jobs
69 Zulily Seattle 2,907 Jobs
70 MSN Redmond 2,852 Jobs
71 Prestige Care Vancouver 2,849 Jobs
72 Simpson Investment Company Seattle 2,839 Jobs
73 Furuno Camas 2,836 Jobs
74 Decatur High School Federal Way 2,835 Jobs
75 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle 2,675 Jobs
76 Kadlec Regional Medical Center Richland 2,670 Jobs
77 Coinstar Asset Holdings Bellevue 2,670 Jobs
78 Northwest Hospital Medical Center Seattle 2,624 Jobs
79 Fluke Everett 2,525 Jobs
80 Security Industry Specialists Seattle 2,519 Jobs
81 North Puget Sound Center for Sleep Disorders Everett 2,500 Jobs
82 Valley Roz Orchards Burbank 2,500 Jobs
83 Ocean Beauty Seafoods Seattle 2,500 Jobs
84 Ram Restaurant Brewery Lakewood 2,500 Jobs
85 Bellevue School District Bellevue 2,500 Jobs
86 HomeStreet Bank Seattle 2,463 Jobs
87 Pyrotek Spokane 2,437 Jobs
88 Perkins Coie Seattle 2,408 Jobs
89 Kloeckner Metals Tumwater 2,400 Jobs
90 Overlake Medical Center Bellevue 2,310 Jobs
91 North Central High School Spokane 2,250 Jobs
92 Washington River Protection Solutions Richland 2,200 Jobs
93 NAES Issaquah 2,184 Jobs
94 Redfin Seattle 2,179 Jobs
95 Rosauers Supermarkets Spokane 2,100 Jobs
96 Broetje Orchards Prosser 2,046 Jobs
97 Milgard Manufacturing Fife 2,037 Jobs
98 Papa Murphy’s Vancouver 2,022 Jobs
99 Consolidated Metco Vancouver 2,000 Jobs
100 BECU Tukwila 2,000 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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