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Major Employers

Major Employers Directory - The 2013 Major Employers Directory provides detailed information about the companies in Wake County and Research Triangle Park that employ 250 or more people. The Major Employers Directory also includes each company’s address, phone, website, main contact, employment level, and industry classification. 

The Major Employers and the Manufacturers Directory are also available for purchase. For more information, please call Kelly Maness at 919.664.7066 or to purchase either directory please contact Shannon Hamel at 919.664.7007.

Wake County Major Employers # Employees
State of North Carolina 24,083
Wake County Public School System 17,572
IBM Corporation
WakeMed Health & Hospitals 8,423
North Carolina State University 8,080
Cisco Systems, Inc. 5,500
Rex Healthcare 5,400
SAS Institute, Inc.
Wake County Government 4,341
GlaxoSmithKline 4,140
N.C. DHHS 3,879
City of Raleigh 3,244
Affiliated Computer Services 2,915
N.C. Department of Commerce 2,884
Wells Fargo 2,800
Fidelity Investments 2,400
Wake Technical Community College 2,220
Lenovo 2,200
RTI International 2,135
Duke Energy 2,054
Verizon Business 2,000