Many of Columbia's top employers are in the health-care and education fields, with the energy, financial, retail and package delivery sectors also represented.
Palmetto Health: 7,500
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina: 5,100
Richland County School District One: 5,000
Oreck Clean Home Center: 4,447
United Parcel Service: 3,528
Lexington Medical Center: 2,600
Richland School District Two: 2,500
Branch Banking and Trust Company: 2,093
School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties: 2,000
Santee Cooper: 1,650
University of South Carolina: 1,604
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