Major Employers

Tabulated by Western Washington University. Employment counts as of 12/31/2021 - click here to download complete list.

Department of Defense

Civilian 

Active Duty

Contract

Total
Naval Base Kitsap (NBK)

19,922

11,220

313

36,978

*Naval Base Kitsap is the third largest naval base in the nation and Kitsap's largest employer, as well as one of the largest employers in the Puget Sound region. Click here for information on NBK economic impact 
 

Private Sector Employers Total Employees
St. Michael Medical Center & Franciscan Medical Group 1,901
Port Madison Enterprises 628
Haselwood Auto Group 556
Noo-Kayet Gaming Corporation (Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe) 511
YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap County 497
Lowe"s 466
Town & Country Markets (corporate office and 2 stores) 450
Fred Meyer (2 locations) 432
McDonald's (Peninsula Office) 431
Kitsap Mental Health Services 427
Macy's West Stores, Inc 400
Starbucks 395
Peninsula Community Health 384
The Doctors Clinic 381
Skookum Contract Services 360
Martha & Mary 349
Stafford Healthcare (combined) 330
State & Other Public Sector Employers Total Employees
Kitsap County 1,307
Central Kitsap School District 1,582
South Kitsap School District 1,150
North Kitsap School District 944
Bremerton School District 751
Healthcare Total Employees
St. Michael Medical Center and Franciscan Medical Group 1901
Kitsap Mental Health Services 427
Peninsula Community Health 384
The Doctors Clinic 381
Martha and Mary 349
Stafford Healthcare 330
Defense Contractors Total Employees
Skookum Contract Services 360
Jacobs Engineering 253
SAFE Boats International 250
Delphinus Engineering 249
Huntington Ingalls AMSEC 212
Maufacturing Firms Total Employees
SAFE Boats International 250
Watson Furniture Company 190
Sage / Redington Inc / Far Bank 160

 

Kitsap County 2016 Top Employers
Kitsap County 2017 Top Employers
2017 Private Sector
2017 Public Sector
2017 Defense Contractors
2017 Healthcare
2017 Nonprofit Organizations
2017 Retail
2018 Private Sector
2018 Public Sector
2018 Defense Contractors
2018 Healthcare
2018 Nonprofit Organizations
2018 Retail
2018 Compiled Lists
Kitsap County 2018 Top Employers
2019 Kitsap County 2019 Top Employers
2020 Private Sector
2020 Public Sector
2020 Defense Contractors
2020 Healthcare
2020 Combined List
2020 Read News Release with analysis
2021 Top Employers