Largest Employers in Phoenix, AZ

Sources for Phoenix Area Jobs

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Three of the top 20 large employers in the Phoenix area are involved in health care. David McNew / Getty Images News

If you are looking for a job in the Phoenix, Arizona area, one of these companies might be a good choice. They are all large companies, employing many people in the State of Arizona. There are entry-level positions, as well as administrative and professional jobs at all of these companies. The one thing you can be sure of when it comes to the top employers in Phoenix -- they almost always have open positions of one kind or another.

Good luck with your Arizona job search!

Arizona Top Employers - Non-Government

These are the top non-government employers in Arizona. Federal, state, county, city and local governments, and the colleges and universities associated with government, are not included here.

If you are looking for a job, check the website for a link to a category called jobs, employment or careers. Typically, the easiest way to find that link is to scroll to the very bottom of the main page of the website, under corporate information. Looking for a government job? Here are the largest Phoenix area employers in the public sector.

  1. Banner Health
    Number of employees in Arizona: 39,000+
    Primary business: Hospitals
     
  2. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 34,000+
    Primary business: Discount stores, Sam's Club
     
  3. Kroger Co.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 16,000+
    Primary business: Grocery stores (Fry's and Fry's Marketplace)
     
  1. McDonald's
    Number of employees in Arizona: 15,000+
    Primary business: Fast food
  2. Wells Fargo & Co.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 15,000+
    Primary business: Financial services
     
  3. Albertson’s
    Number of employees in Arizona: 14,000+
    Primary business: Grocery stores
     
  4. Intel Corp.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 11,000+
    Primary business: Semiconductor manufacturing
     
  1. HonorHealth
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Health care (Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln)
     
  2. American Airlines
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Major airline
     
  3. Home Depot
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Home improvement stores
     
  4. Honeywell International
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Aerospace and defense
  5. Bank of America
    Number of employees in Arizona: 9,000+
    Primary business: Financial services
  6. Raytheon
    Number of employees in Arizona: 9,000+
    Primary business: Financial services
     
  7. JP Morgan Chase
    Number of employees in Arizona: 9,000+
    Primary business: Financial services
     
  8. Bashas' Supermarkets
    Number of employees in Arizona: 8,000+
    Primary business: Grocery stores (Bashas', AJ's Fine Foods, Food City)
  9. Target
    Number of employees in Arizona: 8,000+
    Primary business: Department stores
     
  10. Freeport McMoRan
    Number of employees in Arizona: 8,000+
    Primary business: Mining
  11. Dignity Health
    Number of employees in Arizona: 8,000+
    Primary business: Health care (Arizona General, Chandler Regional, Mercy Gilbert, St. Joe's)
  12. CVS
    Number of employees in Arizona: 7,000+
    Primary business: Pharmacies
     
  13. American Express
    Number of employees in Arizona: 7,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

    Data from 2015. Source azcentral.com.