Leading Employers
Leading Employers

You’ll fit right in with some of the region’s top employers

There are hundreds of employers in the Roanoke Region serving a diverse range of industries. From manufacturing to health care to education to tech and service industries, our employers are devoted to the overall success of the region and the well-being of their employees. And the best part? There’s plenty of room for you to grow here, too.

Leading Private Employers in the Roanoke Region

CompanyIndustryEmployment Range
Carilion ClinicHealth Care10,000+
HCA Health System
Health Care1,000-2,999
WalmartRetail1,000-2,999
Wells Fargo Bank
Banking1,000-2,999
KrogerRetail1,000-2,999
Cornerstone Building BrandsManufacturing 1,000-2,999
UPSLogistics1,000-2,999
Smurfit West RockManufacturing 1,000-2,999
Altec IndustriesManufacturing 1,000-2,999
Advance AutoRetail500-999
Food LionRetail500-999
Lowe’s Home CentersRetail and Distribution500-999
Friendship RetirementHealth Care500-999
Virginia TransformerManufacturing500-999
Elbit SystemsManufacturing500-999
Yokohama Tire Corp.Manufacturing500-999
Carter MachineryHeavy Equipment500-999
Integrity WindowsManufacturing500-999
Roanoke CollegeHigher Education500-999
Integer HoldingsManufacturing 500-999
YMCARecreation/Services250-499
Paychecks PlusServices250-499
Steel DynamicsManufacturing 250-499
AnthemHealth Care250-499
Sources: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Dun & Bradstreet, 2024

Industry Composition

IndustryPercentage
Health Care & Social Assistance17.5%
Manufacturing10.8%
Retail Trade10.4%
Accommodations & Food Services7.9%
Educational Services7.2%
Construction6.8%
Transportation & Warehousing5.3%
Administrative Support, Waste and Remediation5.2%
Professional, Scientific, and Tech Service5.1%
Other Services4.7%
Remaining Industries19.1%
Source: Chmura Analytics, JobsEQ, 2023.

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