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Major Employers

As with any thriving community, Athens, Georgia has a major employers list that is constantly growing and expanding. The Athens community is proud to boast that many of our industries have experienced multiple expansions over their operational years in Athens. Major industries, new and old, take an active role in our community continuing the Athenian tradition of a manufacturing and bioscience talent pipeline.

Private Employers

Piedmont Athens Regional – 3,300 jobs

St. Mary’s Health Care System – 2,100 jobs

Caterpillar Athens Plant – 1,600 jobs

Pilgrim’s – 1,650 jobs

DialAmerica – 500 jobs

Power Partners, Inc. – 500 jobs

voxpro – 500 jobs (by 2020)

ABB – 485 jobs

Carrier Transicold – 450 jobs

Boehringer Ingelheim – 425 jobs

Accurus Aerospace Corporation – 425 jobs

burton+Burton – 300 jobs

SKAPS – 220 jobs

CertainTeed – 180 jobs

Evergreen Packaging – 150 jobs

Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd. – 140 jobs

Landmark Properties – 135 jobs

Eaton Superchargers – 130 jobs

Public Employers

University of Georgia – 10,700 jobs

Clarke County School District – 2,400 jobs

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County – 2,100 jobs

Employment numbers on this page are current as of January 2018.

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