Major Employers

The City of Roanoke is a hub for financial, health care, logistics, legal, and manufacturing for all of western Virginia.  The region’s diversified economy includes major operations in banking, insurance, advanced manufacturing, and automotive suppliers.  Roanoke is home to one of Virginia’s largest healthcare systems, Carilion Clinic, and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.  See the table below for information on the region’s top private sector employers.

Company Product/Service Estimated
Employment
Advance Auto Parts Auto parts distribution, headquarters 1,000 – 1,499
Allstate Insurance Company Insurance services 600 – 900
Anthem Health insurance 600 – 900
Carilion Clinic Health care 10,000+
Coca Cola Bottling Company Beverage manufacturing 300 – 599
Dynax America Automotive components 300 – 599
Revlon/Elizabeth Arden Logistics, warehousing, distribution 300 – 599
FreightCar America – Roanoke Rail car manufacturing 300 – 599
General Electric Company Industrial controls 600 – 999
HCA Virginia Health System Health care 1,000 – 1,499
Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division Office, grocery, distribution 300 – 599
Marvin Windows and Doors Window and door manufacturing 600 – 999
Norfolk Southern Corporation Railroad 1,000 – 1,499
Orvis Logistics, warehousing, distribution 300 – 599
Steel Dynamics – Roanoke Bar Metals manufacturing 300 – 599
Volvo Trucks North America Commercial truck manufacturing 1,500 – 2,499
Wells Fargo Bank Bank operations 1,500 – 2,499
Yokohama Tire Corporation Tire manufacturing, distribution 600 – 999