Major Employers

Situated in the center of Georgia, whose economy is forecasted for steady growth well into the forseeable future, and at the physical crossroads of two major interstates and excellent highway networks, Macon Ga is a great place for businesses to call their home; and local employers draw from a civilian labor force that includes at least five surrounding counties.  In addition to low business costs, abundant water, two rail roads, and a Certified Georgia Work Ready status--with Bibb County holding the distinction of being the largest county in Georgia by population to achieve Georgia Work Ready certification, Macon Ga is also just a seventy-five minute drive away from Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport, adding value and convenience for employers and employees alike.   Moreover, while Robins Air Force Base in neighboring Warner Robins is the single largest employer in the midstate, counting over 20,000 employees on its annual federal payroll that exceeds $1.8 billion, greater Macon Ga looms large as the financial, retail, medical, educational, and cultural center of Middle Georgia.  Top employers in Macon Ga are impressively diverse among industries, as well, with education, health care, aerospace, manufacturing, government, insurance, retail, and financial services strongly represented in workforce numbers.

The following businesses and institutions are currently the top employers in Macon-Bibb County:

Employer Employment Products
Medical Center of Central Georgia 6200 Hospital
GEICO 5000 Insurance
Bibb County Board of Education 3700 Public Education
Coliseum Health System 1400 Hospital
City of Macon 1142 City Government
Mercer University 900 Private Education
Bibb County 780 County Government
YKK (USA) 750 Zippers and Vinyl Windows Manufacturing
Wal-Mart Super Stores 740 Retail
United States Postal Service 600 Postal Service
Georgia Farm Bureau 525 Insurance
Graphic Packaging Corporation 520 Coated & Container Board Manufacturing
The Boeing Company 500 Aircraft Sub-Components Manufacturing
IKON Office Solutions 500 Sales, Service, and Finance
First Quality 486 Healthcare Products Manufacturiing
Armstrong World Industries 454 Ceiling Tiles Manufacturing
IKON Financial Solutions 350 Sales, Service, and Finance
Source: Macon Economic Development Commission, July 2013




















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