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Major Employers

Major Employers

As of mid-2015, business establishments in the Savannah MSA numbered 9,872; a net increase of 290 firms from 2014. 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 3,617
Kroger Retail Food 1,000-4,999
Marine Terminals Corp. Marine cargo handling 1,000-4,999
McDonalds Restaurant 1,000-4,999
SSA Cooper Marine cargo handling 1,000-4,999
Publix Retail Food 983
SouthCoast Health Healthcare services 680
Georgia Regional Hospital Hospital 650
Coastal Home Care Inc. Medical care 631
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Adult vocational rehabilitation 560
Trace Staffing Solutions Employment services 500
UTC Overseas Logistics solutions 500-999
Ceres Marine Terminals Marine cargo handling 500-999
Georgia Power Company Electric utility 473
The Landings Club Private Membership Club 435
Colonial Group Petroleum Products 350
CSX Railroad 308
TMX Finance Financial 302
Effingham County Hospital Authority Hospital 300
Walmart    Retail 285
Dollar Tree Retail 271

Education/Government/Public Service

Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education Public schools 4,808
Ft. Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield Civilian personnel on bases 3,891
City of Savannah    Government 2,795
YMCA of Coastal Georgia Civic Association 1,856
Chatham County Government 1,600
Savannah College of Art & Design Education 1,590
Georgia Ports Authority Ship terminal operations 1,100
Armstrong Atlantic State University Education 846

Note: The International Longshoreman Association represents about 3,000 unionized workers at Georgia Ports Authority facilities under hire by cargo handling companies.

Source: Specific employment provided by SEDA or by company, when available, other reported as an employment range from Georgia Department of Labor.

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