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Kathleen Drevik

Knoxville TN 37902 USA

The Top 20 Employers in Knoxville

August 05, 2016
As a follow up to my previous post, I am posting the top twenty employers in the greater Knoxville area. This list is up-to-date as of August 5th, 2016. So, here we go! The top twenty employers (including number of employees) in order are:

1.  United states DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory 13,367 employees

2. The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Campus 8,127 employees

3. Knox County Public School System 8,131 employees

4. Covenant Health 9,126 employees

5. Tennova Health Care 8,141 employees

6. The University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville 3,225 employees

7. The City of Knoxville, Tennessee 2,832 employees

8. The County of Knox 2,506 employees

9. Clayton Homes, Inc. 2,519 employees

10. Aluminum Company Of America 2,369 employees

12. The Dollywood Amusement Park 2,197 employees 

13. Denso Manufacturing Tennessee 2298 employees

14. Wal-Mart Stores 2,348 employees

15. K-VA-T Food Stores (Parent Company of Food City) 1375 employees

16. Blount Memorial Hospital 1,649 employees

17. U.S. Postal Service 1,614 employees

18. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 1,581 employees

19. DeRoyal Industries (medical supplies) 1,444 employees

20. East Tennessee Children's Hospital 1289 employees

As you can see, there are ample opportunities for the job hunter coming to the East Tennessee area. There are jobs to be found in the areas of  engineering, physics, mathematics, nuclear engineering, civil engineering, construction, medical imaging, and management. Follow the links of the above companies to apply online.

-Kathleen Drevik
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