As of the fourth quarter of 2018, GEICO remains the largest private sector employer in Stafford, with more than 4,000+ employees. Other top employers in Stafford County with more than 1,000 employees include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Defense and Wal-Mart Associates. The food service distributor McLane Mid Atlantic and Stafford Hospital – Mary Washington Healthcare each employ over 500 employees. Greencore continues to grow year-over-year with now over 300 employees. High-tech firms such as Davis Defense, Intuit, Patricio Enterprises, and SimVentions are among other top employers in Stafford County. The high-technology industry generally creates jobs with wages that are much higher than average; employment in the industry is also expected to grow faster in Stafford compared to non-high-tech industries.
|U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations||Government||2,000+|
|McLane Mid-Atlantic Inc.||Trucking||500+|
|Stafford Hospital Center||Hospital||500+|
|Hilldrup Moving & Storage||Trucking||300+|
|Patricio Enterprises, Inc.||Business Solutions||300+|
Source: Virginia Employment Commission