Major Employers

Whether they develop next-generation technologies or provide compassionate care to aging generations, our companies bring about brighter tomorrows.

Top talent and a strategic location draw industries seeking partnerships in federal contracting, health care, and education. Thoughtfully-integrated commercial space attracts firms craving a competitive edge in retail, business services, federal contracting, health care, and technology.

Employer Employees Industry
Naval Support Facility (NSF) Indian Head 3,834 Military Installation
Charles County Board of Education 3,701 Public Education
Charles County Government 1,814 Local Government
University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center 775 Medical Services
Walmart/Sam's Club 637 Retail
College of Southern Maryland 602 Higher Education
Waldorf Chevy/Cadillac, Honda, Ford,
Toyota/Scion, Dodge
583 Retail
Southern Maryland Electric Coop. (SMECO) 471 Energy Products and Services
Safeway 465 Retail
Target 400 Retail
The Wills Group 344 HQ/Fuel Distribution & Marketing
Lowe's 332 Retail
Chick-fil-A 294 Restaurants
ADJ Sheet Metal 280 Metals/Manufacturing
Genesis Health Care La Plata Center 260 Nursing Care
Sagepoint Senior Living Services 250 Nursing Care
Bloomin' Brands 194 Restaurants
McDonald's 178 Restaurants
Keller Transportation 175 Bus Transportation
Maryland Center for Addiction Treatment
(Recovery Centers of America)
167 Medical Services
Darden Restaurants 165 Restaurants
Spring Dell Center 160 Services-Dev. Disabled Individuals        

Home Depot (mostly PT employees)

130 Retail
Community Bank of the Chesapeake 128 Banking
BJ's Wholesale Club 111 Retail
Panera Bread 111 Restaurants
Cracker Barrel Old Country 106 Restaurants
Best Buy 100 Retail
CHUTES International 95 Construction Services
GenOn 94 Power Generation
Automated Graphic Systems 85 Print/Marketing Communications
Modern Door 78 Manufacturing
Reliable Contracting 65 Construction Services

Fast Facts

Naval Support Facility Indian Head is the only manufacturer of torpedo fuel for the United States and allies.

Employees taught in College of Southern Maryland's workforce training programs in 2017.

More than
SMECO customers have solar panels.

$120 million
generated in county revenue over the next 20 years by The St. Charles Energy Center.

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