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NJ at a Glance

NJ at a Glance

Leading Employers

Grow or relocate in New Jersey-and join good company! New Jersey's diverse economy ranges from major pharmaceuticals, life sciences and financial services to advanced manufacturing, information technology, and transportation and logistics. The State is the home of 19 Fortune 500 companies, four of which are Fortune 100 companies. 

Meet the top 20 private employers in New Jersey with their corresponding number of employees:

 

  1. Wakefern Food Corporation - 35,000
  2. Barnabas Health - 21,000
  3. United Parcel Service - 19,243
  4. Wal-Mart Stores - 17,405
  5. Verizon Communications - 15,000
  6. Meridian Health - 12,754
  7. Bank of America - 10,800
  8. Public Service Electric & Gas - 10,000
  9. Merck & Co. Inc. Pharmaceutical - 9,800
  10. Johnson & Johnson - 9,600
  11. Prudential Financial - 8,743
  12. Virtua Healthcare - 8,700
  13. TD Bank - 8,100
  14. Hackensack University Medical Center - 7,690
  15. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - 7,641
  16. Cooper University Hospital - 6,660
  17. Borgata - 6,600
  18. Wells Fargo - 6,569
  19. Bristol-Myers Squibb - 6,300
  20. Gateway Group - 6,250

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