Major Industry Employers


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Top 20 Employers

Company Industry Employees
Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Research and Development 4,485
URS Government 3,500
CH2M Hill Government 3,260
ConAgra Value Added Agriculture Products 3,057
Bechtel National Government 2,850
Kadlec Medical Center Health Services 2,175
Washington River Protection Government 1,686
Mission Support Alliance Government 1,478
Washington Closure Hanford Government 1,370
Tyson Foods Value Added Agriculture Products 1,300
Energy Northwest Research and Development/Manufacturing 1,222
Kennewick General Hospital Health Services 1,072
Broetje Orchards Value Added Agriculture Products 1,000
Lourdes Health Network Health Services 807
AREVA Manufacturing 662
Apollo Inc. Manufacturing 625
Lockheed Martin Technology/Government 600
Boise Cascade Manufacturing 571
Fluor Federal Services Government 541
Department of Energy (DOE) Government 414

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Government Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
URS DOE Contractor 3,500
CH2M Hill DOE Contractor 3,260
Bechtel National DOE Contractor 2,850
Washington River Protection DOE Contractor 1,686
Mission Support Alliance DOE Contractor 1,478
Washington Closure Hanford DOE Contractor 1,370
Benton County County Services 673
Lockheed Martin Information Technology/DOE Contractor 600
Fluor Federal Services DOE Contractor 541
City of Richland City Services 520
Department of Energy (DOE) U.S. Government 414
City of Kennewick City Services 367
City of Pasco City Services 305
Energy Solutions DOE Contractor 248
Franklin County County Services 190

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Research and Development Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory National Laboratory 4,485
Energy Northwest Utility Generator 1,222

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 Manufacturing Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
AREVA Nuclear Fuel Fabricator/Contractor 662
Apollo Inc./Apollo Sheet Metal Construction Contractor/Sheet Metal Fabricator 625
Boise Cascade/Boise Packaging Paper and Packaging Products 571
Lampson International Heavy Lift and Transport Equipment 225
Infinia Corporation Stirling Generators 150
TiSport Medical, Commercial and Sporting Titanium Tubular Structures 134
Cadwell Laboratories Nuerodiagnostic and Monitoring Devices 100
The Bogert Group Aviation and Hydraulics Products 42
Surgical Implant Generation Network (SIGN) Surgical Appliances/Supplies 28
Viper Aircraft Airplane Manufacturer 4

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Value Added Agriculture Products Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
ConAgra (Lamb Weston) Food Processor - Potatoes 3,057
Tyson Foods Meat Packing 1,300
Broetje Orchards Grower and Distributor of Agriculture Products 1,000
Wyckoff Farms Producer and Distributor - Hopes, Mint, Blueberries 800
Gourmet Trading Grower, Distributor and Processor - Asparagus 600
Pasco Processing (Formerly J.R. Simplot) Food Processor - Frozen Vegetables 350
Reser's Fine Foods Food Processor - Potatoes 230
Douglass Fruit Fruit Packaging 210
AgriNorthwest Grower and Distributor of Agriculture Products 200
Bybee Foods Food Processor - Fresh Onions 165
Twin City Foods Food Processor - Vegetables 150
Tree Top Food Processor - Fruit Juices 147
Balcom & Moe Producer and Distributor of Agriculture Products 100
Milne Fruit Products Food Processor - Fruit Juices, Purees, Custom Blends, and Premixes 75
Chukar Cherries Food Processor - Gourmet Chocolate, Preservatives and Candy 50
J. Lieb Foods, Inc. Food Processor - Bottled Beverages, Salad Dressings, Jam and Marinades 45
Penford Food Ingredients Food Processor - Specialty Potato Starches 25
Fruit Smart Food Processor - Fruit Seed 17

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Warehouse and Distribution Employers


Product/Service Employees
Columbia Colstor Warehouse/Distributor 160
Ferguson Distributor 46
Henningsen Cold Storage Warehouse/Distributor 31

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Healthcare Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
Kadlec Medical Center Hospital 2,175
Kennewick General Hospital Hospital 1,072
Lourdes Health Network Hospital 807
Tri-Cities Laboratory, LLC Health Care 150

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Education Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
Pasco School District K-12 Education 2,065
Kennewick School District K-12 Education 1,473
Richland School District K-12 Education 1,400
Columbia Basin College Community College 766
Washington State University University 225

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Back Office Employers

Company Product/Service Employees
Amazon Call Center 300
West Communications Call Center 180

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