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July 21st, 2008 Listed Under: Everything Else

The Top 10 Employers in the Charlotte Area

Charlotte Skyline at NightCharlotte, long known for its banking, is now a very diversified economy and employment base. Charlotte is beginning to add to its repertoire with several health care companies, technology, and energy companies moving major offices to Charlotte. The largest city between Washington D.C. and Atlanta, Charlotte boasts a highly educated work force and a strong business economy. The 10 companies below are the largest employers in the Charlotte area. The data is over a year old, collected in January of 2007, and jobs have been growing in Charlotte not being reduced over the past year (source: Charlotte Chamber of Commerce).

1. Carolina Healthcare System (26,283 employees)

2. Wachovia Corp (20,000 employees)

3. Bank of America (13,960 employees)

4. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (12,918 employees)

5. Food Lion (8,658 employees)

6. Duke Energy (7,500 employees)

7. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (7,500 employees)

8. City of Charlotte (5,896 employees)

9. Adecco (5,000 employees)

10. US Airways (4,981 employees)

The interactive map below shows the locations of the 10 largest employers in the Charlotte area. Please click on the icons for more information about each company.

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