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Major nonretail private employers

Northrop Grumman Newport News 19,000

Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk 14,500

Riverside Health System, NN 5,487

Busch Gardens Williamsburg/

Water Country USA, JCC 5,000

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Suffolk 4,000

Bank of America, Norfolk 3,600

Smithfield Foods Inc., Smithfield 3,223

Colonial Williamsburg 3,200

Amerigroup Corp., Virginia Beach 3,000

Chesapeake General Hospital 2,500

FHC Health Systems, Norfolk 2,500

Gwaltney of Smithfield 2,500

Major nonretail public employers

U.S. Federal Gov't, all localities 50,000

Virginia Beach City Public Schools 9,620

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth 7,000

Newport News City 5,700

Norfolk City Public Schools 5,284

Chesapeake Public Schools 5,166

Virginia Beach City 5,049

Portsmouth Naval Hospital 4,770

Newport News City Public Schools 4,700

Norfolk City 4,364

Source: Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

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