Top Employers in Asheville, NC

April 26, 2011 at 10:09 am EST


Asheville has both low unemployment and strong job growth. Fueling the area's sound business climate are stable population growth, a healthy housing market, expanding professional services, robust small business and health-care industry growth and a steady tourism industry.

These are the area's biggest employers.

3,000+ Employees

Buncombe County Public Schools

Ingles Markets, Inc. (Home Office) Buncombe County

Mission Health System and Hospital

1,000-2,999 Employees

City of Asheville

The Biltmore Company Museums

Buncombe County Government

The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa

VA Medical Center - Asheville Department of Veterans Affairs

750-999 Employees

BorgWarner Turbo & Emissions Systems

CarePartners Nursing & Residential Care Facilities

Eaton Corporation - Electrical Division

500-749 Employees

Asheville City Schools

MB Haynes Corp. (Division Offices) Construction

Arvato Digital Services

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

University of North Carolina at Asheville

400-499 Employees

Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center

Kearfott Guidance & Navigation Corp.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Supercenter Store #1317

300-399 Employees

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Burger King Restaurants (Carrols Corp.)

Sitel, A Subsidiary of Onex Corp.

Flint Group

Givens Estates United Methodist Retirement Community

Hayes & Lunsford Inc., A Division of Presley Group, Ltd.

McDonald's Corp., Corporate Office

Protocol Services, Inc.

Unison Engine Components

Taylor & Murphy Construction Company, Inc.

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The mountains and the changing seasons make this one of the most beautiful areas on earth. That’s probably why the restaurants here are so good. Great scenery, great attitude, great food.

Kevin Schwartz, resident