(WHTM) – With nearly 13 million residents Pennsylvania is one of the most populated states in the United States.
In his nearly 900-page budget proposal released on Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf outlined the top 30 employers in the Keystone State.
Universities such as Penn State, Pittsburg, and Temple were among the list, as were retail stores such as Wal-Mart, Giant Eagle, Wegmans, and Target.
With 136 retail stores in Pennsylvania, Wal-Mart was the number one non-governmental employer in the commonwealth.
Hospitals UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are also among the top 30.
The information is based on the largest non-governmental employers in the first quarter of 2021.
- Trustees of the University of PA
- Giant Food Stores LLC
- Pennsylvania State University
- United Parcel Service Inc
- UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
- PNC Bank
- University of Pittsburgh
- Lowe’s Home Centers
- Home Depot
- Weis Markets
- The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
- Giant Eagle
- Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation
- Vanguard Group Inc.
- Saint Luke’s Hospital
- Universal Protection Service LLC
- Milton S Hershey Medical Center
- Lehigh Valley Hospital
- Western Penn Allegheny Health
- Temple University
- East Penn Manufacturing Company
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
*Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
The Governor’s budget address will be followed by hearings by the House and Senate appropriation committees going into the July 1 budget deadline.