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Greater Irvine Chamber Member Businesses Among OC’s Largest Employers

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Among a list of Orange County’s 84 largest employers released on Nov. 20 by the Orange County Business Journal, 17 are Greater Irvine Chamber member businesses. Leaders Circle member University of California, Irvine holds the #2 spot with 23,605 workers—all in OC—following The Walt Disney Company, which employs 30,000 in the county and 195,000 companywide. Kaiser Permanente is at #5 with 7,800 employees in Orange County, and 192,607 companywide.

Combined, the top local employers added 2,300 jobs, a one percent increase over the past 12 months, according to the Journal.

Chamber member businesses listed among top OC employers:

Rank #

Company

# of employees in OC

2

University of California, Irvine

23,605

5

Kaiser Permanente

7,800

9

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

5,680

12

California State University, Fullerton

5,044

15

Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

4,329

16

Irvine Company

4,200

18

Wells Fargo & Co.

4,000

24

AT&T Inc.

3,500

31

Marriott International Inc.

2,940

35

United Parcel Service of America Inc.

2,497

46

Hyatt Hotels Corp.

1,800

48

Edison International

1,734

50

B. Braun Medical Inc.

1,650

53

Goodwill of Orange County

1,629

63

Allergan PLC

1,400

70

Thales Avionics Inc.

1,300

78

Alcon Research Ltd.

1,100

 

The full list of OC’s largest employers can be viewed here.

Can’t access the list? Find out how to receive your one-year subscription* to the Orange County Business Journal as a benefit of Greater Irvine Chamber membership by contacting Dinh Ta. (949) 502-4119.

For information on becoming part of the Greater Irvine Chamber's elite Leaders Circle, contact Jessica Welch. (949) 502-4115.

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