San Diego County Largest Employers*

43,300 State government
28,672 College/University
24,200 Federal administration, civic, government
21,500 Defense/government agency
20,100 County government agency
18,000 City government
15,865 A not-for-Profit integrated regional health care services provider.
13,750 Community-based health care system with a proud legacy of providing excellent care for the people of San Diego.
; four acute-care hospitals on five campuses, a network of clinics, home health
13,559 Public school district
8,900 Health care provider
6,500 Hospital
(SRE) 5,000 Utility company
5,000 Space and Naval warfare systems command
4,850 Hospital/health care
(NOC) 4,500 Designer, systems integrator and manufacturer of military aircraft, defense electronics, precision weapons, commercial and military aerostructures.
4,500 Theme park and entertainment company
4,184 State university
4,053 Youth development, community relations
3,000 Gaming Casino
3,000 Conservation organizations, theme park attraction
2,892 Research organization
2,700 Corrections/Law Enforcement
2,665 Community college
2,550 Ship builder
2,542 District Education Service and Support Center (ESSC
2,375 Higher education
2,300 Education
2,279 Hospital
2,151 A medium size, teaching hospital that provides outpatient and inpatient care
2,000 Utilities/Cable, telecommunications
1,900 Public university
1,700 Nationally ranked university
(VSAT) 1,688 Telecommunications
1,600 Casino and resort
1,500 Hospitality
1,500 Community College
1,250 Community hospital
(CUB) 1,031 Primariliy engaged in the design, development, manufacture. inegration and sustainment of high technology systems, products and services for government and commercial customers.
- Largest communications holding company in the world by revenue
(BPI) - Higher Education
- City Government
- Energy, environmental and defense systems
- Casino and resort
- Resort Hotel
(JACK) - Franchise restaurants
- Higher education
- Casino, spa and resort
- Public health system
(QCOM) - Wireless technologies and services
- Defense contractor, IT
- Community College (Education)
- Manufacturers of industrial gas turbines
- Casino, gaming
- home improvement retailer
- A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation
- Hospital
- Banking
- International package delivery service
(NYSE: UTX) - Aerospace
- Casino and hotel
- Military hospital/health care