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CityLab, April 2014

Major Employers

The Major Employers Directory below provides a snapshot of select companies in Wake County and Research Triangle Park that employ 250 or more people.


Wake County Major Employers # Employees
State of North Carolina 24,083
Wake County Public School System 18,554
IBM Corporation
WakeMed Health & Hospitals 8,422
North Carolina State University 7,876
Cisco Systems, Inc. 5,500
Rex Healthcare 5,300
SAS Institute, Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline 4,950
N.C. DHHS 3,800
Duke Energy 3,700
Wake County Government 3,692
City of Raleigh 3,673
Fidelity Investments 2,900
Wake Technical Community College 2,547
RTI International 2,200
Lenovo 2,100
Wells Fargo 2,100
Verizon Business 2,000

For a more detailed list, including company address, phone, website, main contact, employment count, industry classification and headquarters information, please contact Ashley Rogers