New Orleans Largest Employers

By Robert Hand
May 22, 2012

Top employers in New Orleans.

Company Type of Business Employment
Ochsner Health System Health Care 9,107
St. Tammany Parish Public School Board Elementary & Secondary Schools 7,651
Jefferson Parish School Board Elementary & Secondary Schools 7,000
Northrop Grumman Ship Building & Repairing 5,400
LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Colleges & Universities 5,000
Tulane University Colleges & Universities 4,410
Jefferson Parish Government Government 3,671
City of New Orleans Government 3,500
East Jefferson Hospital Health Care 3,150
United States Postal Service Government 2,887
Lockheed Martin Corp/Nasa Michoud Space Research and Technology 2,832
Harrah's New Orleans Casino Casinos 2,200
Capital One Commercial Banking 2,150
Al Copeland Investments Restaurants & Food Manufacturing 2,000
Dow Chemical Company Chemical Manufacturing 2,000
North Oaks Medical Center Health Care 1,835
Touro Infirmary Health Care 1,835
Naval Support Activity Government 1,800
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Government 1,655
West Jefferson Medical Center Health Care 1,654
Southeastern Louisiana University Colleges & Universities 1,601
Saint Tammany Parish Hospital General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 1,519
Boh Bros. Construction Co. General Contractor 1,500
Children's Hospital Health Care 1,417
Hilton-New Orleans Riverside Hotels & Motels 1,400
Whitney Holding Corp. Commercial Banking 1,399
Tulane Medical Center Health Care 1,343
New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board Government 1,300
US Army Corps of Engineers Government 1,300
USDA, National Finance Center Government 1,300
St. Tammany Parish Hospital Health Care 1,266
Universal Sodexho (USA) Inc. Catering 1,233
New Orleans Recovery School District Elementary & Secondary Schools 1,180
Textron Marine & Land Systems Manufacturing 1,165
University of New Orleans Colleges & Universities 1,150
Boomtown Casino Casinos 1,100
Laitram LLC Manufacturing 1,050
Bollinger Gulf Repair Ship Building & Repairing 1,000
Entergy Corp. Electric Power Distribution 1,000
Loyola University Colleges & Universities 1,000
Sanderson Farms Food manufacturing 1,000
Shell Exploration & Production Oil and gas exploration 1,000
Times-Picayune Newspaper Publishers 1,000
Xavier University of Louisiana Colleges & Universities 1,000
Source: CityBusiness Book of Lists 2007-08, Info USA Business List, D&B Selectory Business List, Parish Economic Development Websites, & Area Newspapers.

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