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
Charles County Board of Education 3,701 Public Education
Naval Support Facility (NSF) Indian Head 3,691 Military Installation
Charles County Government 1,652 Local Government
University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center 775 Medical Services
Walmart/Sam's Club 606 Retail
Waldorf Chevy/Cadillac, Honda, Ford,
Toyota/Scion, Dodge
583 Retail
Southern Maryland Electric Coop. (SMECO) 474 Energy Products and Services
College of Southern Maryland 461 Higher Education
Target 400 Retail
Lowe's 331 Retail
Safeway 325 Retail
Sagepoint Senior Living Services 322 Nursing Care
The Wills Group 307 HQ/Fuel Distribution & Marketing
Chick-fil-A 293 Restaurants
ADJ Sheet Metal 283 Metals/Manufacturing
Bloomin' Brands 261 Restaurants
Genesis Health Care La Plata Center 259 Nursing Care
Spring Dell Center 179 Services-Dev. Disabled Individuals        
McDonald's 178 Restaurants
Keller Transportation 175 Bus Transportation
Maryland Center for Addiction Treatment
(Recovery Centers of America
167 Medical Services
Darden Restaurants 158 Restaurants

Home Depot (mostly PT employees)

130 Retail
Community Bank of the Chesapeake 124 Banking
BJ's Wholesale Club 111 Retail
GenOn 111 Power Generation
Best Buy 100 Retail
CHUTES International 90 Construction Services
Panera Bread 82 Restaurants
Automated Graphic Systems 81 Print/Marketing Communications
Modern Door 75 Manufacturing
Cracker Barrel Old Country 70 Restaurants
Reliable Contracting 60 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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