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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
2University of California, Irvine23,605
5Kaiser Permanente7,800
9Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian5,680
12California State University, Fullerton5,044
15Edwards Lifesciences Corp.4,329
16Irvine Company4,200
18Wells Fargo & Co.4,000
24AT&T Inc.3,500
31Marriott International Inc.2,940
35United Parcel Service of America Inc.2,497
46Hyatt Hotels Corp.1,800
48Edison International1,734
50B. Braun Medical Inc.1,650
53Goodwill of Orange County1,629
63Allergan PLC1,400
70Thales Avionics Inc.1,300
78Alcon 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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