Major Employers

Top Private Employers

Organization FTE
Providence-Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital,
Providence Holy Family Hospital, and Providence Health Care
Wal-Mart Stores 1,395
URM Stores Inc. 1,378
Rockwood Clinic PS 1 1,320
Kallispel Tribal Economic Authority, Northern Quest Resort & Casino 1,301
Gonzaga University 1,226
Deaconess Hospital 2 1,170
Avista Corp. 1,074
West Corp. 1,070
Inland Northwest Health Services 854

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Source: Spokane Journal of Business Book of Lists 2015

1 Information was obtained from the company's website.

2 This number includes COHE Community of Eastern Washington, Community Wellness, Health Training, Engage,
Northwest MedStar, Northwest Telehealth, St. Luke's Rehabilitation Center.

Top Public Employers

Organization FTE
Fairchild Air Force Base 1 4,578
State of Washington  2 4,226
Spokane Public Schools 3,368
Spokane County 2,004
City of Spokane 1,926
Central Valley School District 1,430
Community Colleges of Spokane 1,225
Eastern Washington University 1,184
Mead School District No. 354 1,018
Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center 898

Source: Journal of Business Book of Lists 2015

1 This number is from FAFB's 2013 Economic Impact Statement and includes active duty military, Washington Air National Guard, and Armed Forces Reserve Center. This number doesn't include 1,400 civillians employed there.

2 These state figures include: Department of Corrections, Department of Transportation, Department of Social & Health Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, Employment Security Department, and various other departments.