Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The median household income in Virginia is $65,015, and check out our data to give you an inside look at its key industries and job opportunities.
UVA, two major shipbuilders make the list
Modest housing costs in Virginia’s biggest and best cities make the Commonwealth especially attractive to prospective residents
Get a look at the best companies in Abingdon, VA.
Industries include higher education, government and tourism.
Have a look at our comprehensive list of the Washington D.C. metro area's largest employers.
Top employers in Richmond, VA, include both public and private companies.
Employers in Bedford range from a variety of businesses including manufacturing, distribution and health care providing Bedford with a diverse workforce.
In Martinsville, VA, more than 800,000 highly skilled and trained workers are employed within a 50-mile radius. Competitive incentive packages, reasonable tax rates and a healthy, growing existing industry base make for a warm business climate.
Danville, VA offers a wide range of job opportunities and training programs in a business-friendly environment.