Top 25 Employers in Wilmington NC

 

Company (Product/Service) - Employee Count

1. New Hanover Regional Medical Center/Cape Fear Hospital (Hospitals) - 4,803

2. New Hanover County Schools (Education) - 3,950

3. WalMart (Retail) - 2,170

4. General Electric (Global Nuclear Fuel/Aircraft/Nuclear Energy/Nuclear Energy) - 2,128

5. University of NC Wilmington (Higher Education) - 1,871

6. PPD, Inc. (Discovery & Development Services to Pharmaceutical & Biotech) - 1,500

7. New Hanover County (County Government) - 1,490

8. Cape Fear Community College (Education) - 1,256

9. Verizon Wireless (Communications) - 1,300

10. City of Wilmington (Government) - 1,200

11. Progress Energy - Southport & Wilmington (Electricity) - 1,000

12. Corning, Inc. (Optical Fiber) - 1,000

13. aaiPharma (Pharmaceutical Product Sales and Drug Development) - 915

14. International Paper - Riegelwood Operations (Bleached Pulp & Paperboard) - 743

15. Wachovia (Banking Services) - 500

16. KoSa (Chemicals) - 300

17. L L Building Products (Home Building Products) - 286

18. Louisiana Pacific Corp. (Laminated Veneer Lumber) - 270

19. INVISTA (Dacron Polyester) - 224

20. Star News (Newspaper) - 215

21. Bedford Fair Industries (Women's Apparel - Mail Order) - 200

22. International Paper Carton Div. (Paperboard Cartons) -175

23. Castle Branch (Employment Screening Services) - 128

24. Elementis Chromium LP (Sodium Bichromate) - 121

25. Chemtex Engineers (Plant Consulting) - 100