Top Employers

As the second largest county in Georgia, Gwinnett County has emerged as an economic powerhouse and metro Atlanta’s hub for technology, bioscience and innovative companies of the future. Leading Atlanta’s job creation for over the past two years and home to FORTUNE 500 and 1000 companies, Gwinnett County hosts a wide range of businesses, including industry giants, international companies and small businesses.

The Top Employers list highlights the largest companies in Gwinnett County ranked  by the number of employees. Employment for each company on this list includes all locations for a single firm in Gwinnett County. The list includes two categories: private, non-retail employers and all public and private entities.
Top 10 private, non-retail employers

Employer Name No. of Employees
Gwinnett Medical Center 4,120
Cisco Systems, Inc. 1,600
Primerica 1,530
NCR Corporation 1,444
Publix Super Market 1,321
Assurant Specialty Property 1,175
Ole Mexican Foods 1,000
WestRock Co 1,000
IKON Office Solutions 929
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 850
Source: Partnership Gwinnett Research, last updated 2016


Top 10 employers, all entities public and private

Employer Name No. of Employees
Gwinnett County Public School System 19,813
Gwinnett County Government 4,825
Gwinnett Medical Center 4,120
Publix Super Market 1,321
Wal-Mart* 2,780
State of Georgia 2,552
Kroger 2,162
United States Postal Service 2,151
Cisco Systems, Inc. 1,600
Primerica 1,530

Source: Avention and Gwinnett County Division of Economic Analysis
*Wal-Mart employee count also includes Sam's Club employees
Last Updated 2016