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Fulton County’s Major Employers

Fulton County boasts a wide range of organizations among its major employers. By industry, Healthcare represents the biggest chunk of jobs in Fulton County, at more than 48,500 jobs.

Beyond the immediate confines of the county, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and supporting businesses, including Delta Air Lines’ corporate headquarters, employ more than 63,000 individuals, is the largest employment source in the state, and generates an estimated $35 billion in economic impact in the metro area alone.

Top 25 Largest Employers

Employer Jobs Industry Type
Northside Hospital 16,000 Healthcare
Piedmont Healthcare 15,900 Healthcare
Marriott International 12,000 Hospitality
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 9,000 Healthcare
Cox Enterprises 8,894 HQ - Media & Communications
Coca-Cola Company 8,000 HQ - Beverages
Southern Company 7,753 HQ - Energy
Grady Health System 7,600 Healthcare
Truist Financial Corp. 7,478 HQ - Banking
Georgia Institute of Technology 7,139 Education
State Farm Insurance 6,000 Regional HQ – Insurance
AT&T/Warner Media 6,000 Media & Communications
Bank of America 5,130 Regional HQ – Banking
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) 4,700 HQ - Transportation
Allied Universal Security Services 4,570 Regional HQ – Security Services
Wells Fargo Global Banking 4,350 Banking
NCR 3,800 HQ - FinTech
Ernst & Young 3,725 Finance
Georgia-Pacific 3,500 HQ – Wood & Paper Products
Capgemini 3,302 Regional HQ - Technology
Verizon Wireless 3,300 Telecommunications
United Parcel Service 3,180 HQ – Freight
Carter’s 3,176 HQ - Apparel
ADP 3,100 Regional HQ - Payroll Processing
Inspire Brands 3,068 HQ – Food Service

Source: Metro Atlanta Chamber, 2019