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California's Top Employers

Below are a list of the top employers in the following California cities:

As a California business program graduate, these companies and public organization are highly qualified candidates to offer you employment. These are all well-respected and time-honored businesses capable of offering stable employment with large salaries and great benefits for those with the capabilities to efficiently and effectively manage their organizations.

Anaheim Top Employers

Anaheim Organizations # of Employees
Disneyland 21,000
County of Orange 19,000
University of California at Irvine 15,000
CKE Restaurants, Inc. 14,000
Federal Government 11,800
Boeing Aerospace 10,080
State of California 10,000
Albertson's 8,700
St. Joseph Health Care System 8,500
Tenet Healthcare 8,300

*Source: Anaheim Chamber of Commerce 2007

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Fresno Top Employers

Fresno Organizations Industry Type # of Employees
Community Medical Center  Healthcare  4,360
Foster Farms Food Processing, Poultry 2,500
Saint Agnes Medical Center Healthcare 2,383
Pelco Video Security Systems 1,900
Gottschalks Retail 1,005
Zacky Farms Food Processing, Poultry 997
Harris Ranch Beef Food Processing, Beef 650
The Fresno Bee Newspaper 603
The Gap, Pacific Distribution Center Distribution, Apparel 525
Sun-Maid Growers of California Food Processing, Raisins 600
Sunrise Medical Manufacturing, Wheelchairs 450
Guardian Industries Manufacturing, Glass 280
Grundfos Pumps Manufacturing, Water Pumps 275
Wawona Frozen Foods Food Processing, Fruit 175

*Source: Fresno Economic Development Corporation 2007

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Long Beach Top Employers

Long Beach Organizations # of Employees
Long Beach Unified School District 11,096
Boeing 10,500
City of Long Beach 5,942
California State University, Long Beach 5,609
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center 4,400
Veterans Affairs Medical Center 3,000
Long Beach City College 2,000
St. Mary Medical Center 1,900
United State Postal Service 1,900
California State University Long Beach Foundation 1,020
Verizon 1,025
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach 868
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation 823
The Bragg Companies 800
Long Beach Transit 720
Epson America Inc. 650
RMS Foundation, dba Queen Mary Seaport 600
SCAN Health Plan 575
Target Stores 557
California State University Chancellors Office 550
Forty Niner Shops (As of 2001) 500
Hyatt Regency 500
TABC Inc. 500
Community Hospital of Long Beach 450
Invensive Climate Controls North America  375

*Source: Long Beach Economic Development 2005

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Los Angeles Top Employers

Los Angeles Organizations # of Employees
Los Angeles County 93,354
Los Angeles Unified School District 80,802
U.S. Government 56,100
City of Los Angeles 51,150
University of California, Los Angeles 36,354
State of California (noneducation) 32,300
Kaiser Permanente 27,635
The Boeing Company 23,468
Northrop Grumman Corp. 21,000
Kroger Co. (former Ralph's Grocery Co.) 17,211
University of Southern California 12,379
Bank of America 12,200
Vons 12,116
Target 12,066
Walt Disney Co. 11,200
AT&T Inc. (former SBC Pacific Bell) 10,670
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 8,817
Wells Fargo 8,458
California Institute of Technology 8,453
Amgen Inc. 8,000
Fedex Corp. 7,976
Albertsons Southern California Region 7,431
ABM Industries Inc. 7,221
Providence Health System 7,058
Edison International 6,768
Catholic Healthcare West 6,338
Washington Mutual Inc. 6,157

*Source: Los Angeles Economic Development 2007

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Sacramento Top Employers

Sacramento Organizations # of Employees
Kaiser Permanente 7,283
Raley’s Inc. 7,134
Intel Corp.  6,500
UC Davis Health System 6,449
CHW/Mercy Healthcare 6,303
Sutter Medical Center 6,227
SBC Telecommunications 5,010
Hewlett-Packard Co. 4,000
Target Corp. 3,212
The Home Depot 3,200
Wells Fargo 3,083
Cache Creek Casino Resort 2,326
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) 2,300
PRIDE Industries Inc. 2,200
Health Net Inc. 2,160
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) 2,015
Rideout Memorial Hospital 2,000
Bank of America 1,964
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) 1,953
Blue Shield of California 1,744
Vision Service Plan Inc. 1,688
Apple Computer Inc.* Computer, Hardware and Software  Application 1,500
The McClatchy Co. 1,410
Aerojet 1,400
Franklin Templeton 1,200
DST Output 1,170
Union Pacific Railroad Co. Inc. 1,062
SureWest Communications 1,010
Woodland Healthcare 944
Marshall Medical Center 920

*Source: Sacramento Area Trade and Commerce Commission 2007

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San Diego Top Employers

San Diego Organizations # of Employees
University of California, San Diego   24,790
San Diego Unified School District   21,073
City of San Diego   20,700
County of San Diego   18,900
Sharp HealthCare   13,872
United States Postal Service   11,611
Scripps Health   10,313
Kaiser Foundation Hospital   7,386
Qualcomm Inc.   6,000
San Diego Community College District   5,600
Sempra Energy   5,500
AT&T   4,700
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)   4,667
Grossmont Union High School District   4,490
YMCA of San Diego County   4,400
San Diego State University   4,283
SBC Communications Inc.   4,200
National Steel & Shipbuilding Co.   4,150
Northrop Grumman   3,927
Solar Turbines   3,500
Palomar Pomerado Health   3,200
Children's Hospital & Health Center   3,121
Palomar College   3,070
Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino   3,000
Jack in the Box Inc.   3,000
San Diego Police Department   2,775
Kyocera America Inc.   2,734
U.S. Border Patrol Sector Headquarters   2,700
Chula Vista Elementary School District   2,672
Wells Fargo Bank   2,600
Callaway Golf Co.   2,500
Sony Electronics Inc.   2,500
Sycuan Resort & Casino   2,500
Viejas Casino   2,500
Zoological Society of San Diego   2,500
Cox Communications Inc.   2,300
Oceanside Unified School District   2,300
Tri-City Medical Center   2,276
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College   2,271
ACE Parking Managment Inc.   2,132
Veterans Affairs of San Diego Healthcare Systems   2,093
General Atomics   2,065
Goodrich Aerostructures   2,008
University of San Diego   2,000
Geico Direct   1,900
Chula Vista Center   1,800
San Diego Union-Tribune   1,695
BAE Systems Mission Solutions   1,600
Paradise Valley Hospital   1,500
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.   1,500
Escondido Union High School District   1,488
California State University, San Marcos   1,480
Hotel Del Coronado   1,350
Evans Hotels   1,349
San Diego Transit Corp.   1,341
Pfizer Global Research & Development, La Jolla   1,309
Richard J. Donovon Correctional Facility   1,297
San Marcos Unified School District   1,286
HSBC Auto Finance   1,263
City of Escondido   1,100
Watkins Manufacturing Corp.   1038
Acushnet Golf   535
Tyco-Healthcare   500
National University   450
United Parcel Service (San Marcos)   431
Von's Grocery Stores   430
Nordstrom North County Fair No.364   414
Beckman Coulter Inc.   355
Wal Mart Store (Vista)   325
CB Richard Ellis, Inc.   205
Deutsch ECD   125

*Source: San Diego Economic Development Corporation

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San Francisco Top Employers

San Francisco Organizations # of Employees
Bechtel Corp. 700
Levi Strauss & Co. 1000
Visa USA 2131
Chemoil Corp. 46
Swinerton Inc. 450
Wilbur-Ellis Co. 70
Morrison & Foerster LLP 1123
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 563
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLC 2273
Heller Ehrman LLP 512
Norcal Waste Systems Inc. 1400
Gensler 285
Pier 3 676
Nibbi Brothers Construction 183
Plant Construction Co. LP 200
Working Assets Inc. 87
Cahill Contractors Inc. 162
Dome Construction Corp. 153
Ryan Associates 182
Anshen + Allen 172
Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. 223
StubHub Inc. 157
Wild Planet Toys 62
Zephyr Real Estate 200
Microgear Inc. 76
Ly Brothers Corp. 286
McGuire Real Estate 224
Headsets.com Inc. 51
Novogradac & Co. LLP 106
Mindjet Corp. 96
TechLink Systems Inc. 23
CVPartners Inc. 197
Burr, Pilger & Mayer LLP 160
Informatix Inc. 50
The Olivia Cos. LLC 38
All Star Consulting Inc. 17
King Security Services Inc. 461

*Source: San Francisco Center for Economic Development 2007

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San Jose Top Employers

San Jose Organizations # of Employees
Cisco Systems  16,500
County of Santa Clara 14,860
City of San Jose 6,670
IBM 5,800
San Jose State University 3,100
Hitachi 2,880
Xilinx 2,300
eBay 2,200
Sanmina-SCI 2,100
Adobe Systems 2,000
KLA-Tencor 1,850
Good Samaritan Hospital 1,850
San Jose Unified School District 1,820
Cadence Design Systems 1,750
Novellus Systems 1,450

*Source: San Jose City Government Website 2007

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