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Major Employers

Major Employers

As of mid-2014 business establishments in the Savannah MSA numbered 9,616; a net increase of 316 firms from 2013. To purchase an Economic Trends Brochure, click here.

Major Employers (Non-Manufacturing)

Corporation/Organization Service/Product Employees
Memorial University Medical Center Hospital 5,000-9,999
St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital 1,000-4,999
Wal-Mart Retail 1,000-4,999
Marine Terminals Corp. Marine cargo handling 1,000-4,999
SSA Cooper Marine cargo handling 1,000-4,999
Kroger Retail food 1,000-4,999
McDonalds Restaurant 1,000-4,999
Trace Staffing Solutions Employment Services 1,000-4,999
UTC Overseas Logistics 500-999
Target Retail 500-999
Schneider National Inc. Trucking 500-999
Publix Retail food 500-999
Georgia Regional Hospital Hospital 500-999
SouthCoast Health Healthcare Services 500-999
Ceres Marine Terminals Marine cargo handling 500-999
Coastal Home Care Medical care 500-999
Colonial Group Inc. Petroleum Products 250-499
Effingham County Hospital Authority Hospital 250-499
The Landings Club Private Membership Club 250-499

Education/Government/Public Service

Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education Public schools 1,000-4,999
Ft. Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield Civilian personnel on bases 1,000-4,999
City of Savannah    Government 1,000-4,999
Savannah College of Art & Design Education 1,000-4,999
Chatham County Government 1,000-4,999
YMCA of Coastal Georgia Civic Association 1,000-4,999
Georgia Ports Authority Ship terminal operations 500-999
Armstrong Atlantic State University Education 500-999
Savannah State University Education 500-999
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil engineering 500-999

Source: Georgia Department of Labor 12/2014

Major Employers (Manufacturing)

Corporation Product County Employees
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Jet aircraft, aerospace equipment CH 10,000
Georgia-Pacific Corporation/Fort Howard Group Paper products EF 1,000-4,999
International Paper Paper Products CH 500-999
Chemtall Inc. Chemicals LI 500-999
JCB Inc. Construction equipment CH 500-999


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