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Delaware's Top Employers

Below are a list of the top employers in Delaware:

As a Delaware 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.

Delaware Top Employers

Delaware Organizations Industry Type # of Employees
State of Delaware Government 17,431
The DuPont Company Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals 12,980
MBNA Corp. Banking 10,500
Christiana Health Care System Health Care 6,941
Total County and City Government Government 6,000
U.S. Government Government 5,600
Dover Air Force Base Military Transport 5,185
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Financial Services 3,800
Acme Markets/Albertson's Inc. Retail Food 3,625
University of Delaware Education 3,557
First USA Bank/Bank One Corp. Banking 3,400
Mountaire Farms Inc. Poultry Processing 3,252
DaimlerChrysler Corp. Auto Assembly 3,200
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals 2,700
American International Group Insurance 2,600
Citigroup Inc. Financial Services 2,559
Christina School District Education 2,519
Perdue Farms Inc. Poultry Processing 2,484
Bayhealth Medical Center Health Care 2,400
Wilmington Trust Corp. Banking 2,325
Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Health Care 2,100
General Motors Corp./Saturn Corp. Auto Assembly 2,037
Sears Roebuck & Co. Retail Stores, Insurance, Financial Services 2,000
Wal-Mart Retail 1,950
PNC Financial Services Group Banking 1,887
Conectiv Inc. Utilities 1,818
Red Clay Consolidated School District Education 1,800
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co./Discover Bank Financial Services 1,650
Delaware Park Racetrack/Casino 1,500
Computer Sciences Corp. Computer Services 1,468
Verizon Communications Inc. Phone Services 1,450
Brandywine School District Education 1,450
Beebe Medical Center Health Care 1,400
Amtrak Railroad Services 1,300
Dade Behring Inc. Diagnostic Equipment 1,285
May Department Stores Inc. Retail 1,255
Hercules Inc. Chemicals 1,250
Colonial School District Education 1,200
Playtex Products Inc. Manufacturing 1,180
St. Francis Hospital Health Care 1,132
First Union Corp. Banking 1,050
Indian River School District Education 1,036
J.C. Penney Co./Eckerd Corp. Retail 1,013
Delaware Technical & Community College Education 963
Household International Inc. Banking & Finance 955
Allen's Hatchery Inc. Poultry Production 945
W.L. Gore & Associates Fibers 828
Kraft Foods/Philip Morris Companies Inc. Food Products 800
Rohm & Haas Co./Rodel Inc. Manufacturing 800
Cigna Corp. Insurance 789

*Source: News Journal, Sunday, March 18, 2001 ; www.delawareonline.com/newsjournal

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