WVU Medicine tops list of WV’s largest employers

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  • West Virginia labor officials say the state’s 100 largest private employers are led by WVU Medicine, this year replacing Wal-Mart, which slipped to second place
  • Wal-Mart had held the top spot from 1998 through 2015
  • Now seventy percent of the largest employers in the state are in healthcare
  • The top 10 WV employers are
  • 1/ WVU Medicine
  • 2/ Wal-Mart
  • 3/ Charleston Area Medical Center
  • 4/ Kroger
  • 5/ Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • 6/ Lowe’s Home Centers
  • 7/ St Mary’s Medical Center
  • 8/ Cabell Huntington Hospital
  • 9/ Wheeling Hospital
  • 10 Res-Care Inc
  • Below are the links to the interactive data set and a pdf report or top employers in each county


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