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Western Massachusetts is home to more than 30,500 businesses. Nearly 30,000 of these have less than 100 employees while more than 500 have workforces ranging from 100 - 10,000 personnel. Listed below are the region's largest employers, rated by workforce size.

Western Massachusetts

  • Baystate Health - Springfield, MA - Health Care
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Ins. - Springfield, MA and Enfield, CT- Financial Services
  • Bank of America - Springfield, MA and MetroHartford, CT - Financial Services
  • Mercy Medical Center and Sisters of Providence Health System - Springfield, MA - Health Care
  • Big Y Foods, Inc. - Springfield, MA - Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Hatfield, MA - Grocery Merchant Wholesale
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital - Northampton, MA - Health Care
  • Yankee Candle - S. Deerfield, MA - Candle Manufacturer  
  • Hasbro Games - East Longmeadow, MA - Game & Toy Manufacturer
  • Smith College - Northampton, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Northeast Utilities - Springfield, MA - Utilities
  • Mt Holyoke College - South Hadley, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Republican - Springfield, MA - Newspaper Publishers
  • Holyoke Community College - Holyoke, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Franklin Medical Center - Greenfield, MA - Health Care
  • Berry Tubed Products, Inc. - Easthampton, MA - Plastics Bottle Mfg.
  • Air Liquide America Corp. - Palmer, MA - Surgical & Medical Instrument Mfg.
  • Springfield College - Springfield, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Lance Berneche Construction - Chicopee, MA - General Contractors
  • Amherst College - Amherst, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • US Veterans Medical Center - Leeds, MA - Health Care
  • Wing Memorial Hospital - Palmer, MA - Health Care
  • Western New England College - Springfield, MA - Universities & Colleges
  • Solutia, Inc. - Springfield, MA - Chemical Merchant Wholesale
  • Holyoke Hospital - Holyoke, MA - Health Care
  • U.S. Postal Service - Springfield, MA - Mail Service

Knowledge Corridor

  • United Technologies Corp- 26,400; Hartford, Ct - Manufacturer 
  • The Hartford Financial Group- 12,100; Hartford, CT - Financial Services, Insurance 
  • Baystate Health- 10,000; Springfield, MA - Hospital
  • Aetna Inc- 7,200; Hartford, Ct - Financial Services, Insurance 
  • University of Massachusetts- 8,200; Amherst, MA - Colleges & Universities
  • Mercy Medical center and Sisters of Providence Health System- 5,000; Springfield, MA - Hospital 
  • Hartford Hospital- 6,300; Hartford, Ct - Hospital
  • Travelers- 6,200; Hartford, Ct - Financial Services, Insurance
  • Bank of America-  5,100; Springfield, MA and MetroHartford, CT - Financial Services
  • MassMutual Financial Group- 6,300; Springfield, MA  and Enfield CT- Financial Services
  • Cigna- 4,300; Bloomfield, Ct - Financial Services, Insurance
  • U.S. Postal Service- 4,200; Springfield, MA - Mail Service
  • Big Y Foods, Inc.- 4,250; Springfield, MA - Supermarket & Grocery Stores
  • Northeast Utilities- 4,150;  Berlin, Ct - Utilities
  • University of Connecticut-  4,000; Storrs, Ct - Colleges & Universities
  • St Francis Hospital & Medical Center- 3,900; Hartford, Ct - Hospital
  • Yankee Candle- 3,700, S. Deerfield, MA - Candle Manufacturer
  • ESPN- 3,000; Bristol, Ct - Media
  • ABB, Inc.- 3,000; Windsor, Ct - Fossil and Nuclear Power Generation
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital- 1,725; Northampton, MA - Hospital
  • Hasbro Games (Milton Bradley)- 1,700; E. Longmeadow, MA - Toy Manufacturer
  • Holyoke Hospital- 1,320; Holyoke, MA - Hospital