Special Report

The Largest Employer in Every State

Michael B. Sauter

Source: walmartcorporate / Flickr

1. Alabama
> Largest employer: Walmart
> Employee headcount: 37,207
> Industry: Retail

Source: Wikimedia Commons

2. Alaska
> Largest employer: Providence Health & Services
> Employee headcount: ~4,500
> Industry: Hospitals

Source: Jen Meacham

3. Arizona
> Largest employer: Banner Health
> Employee headcount: 43,128
> Industry: Hospitals

Source: courtesy of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

4. Arkansas
> Largest employer: Walmart
> Employee headcount: 52,367
> Industry: Retail

Source: Bev Sykes-Wikimedia Commons

5. California
> Largest employer: University of California
> Employee headcount: 198,300+
> Industry: Public universities