Major Companies

Arlington, Home to Top Companies in the Nation

From tech startups and internationally recognized corporations to major defense and aerospace firms, companies choose Arlington because of our vast and diverse talent pool, range of transportation options, business-friendly culture and proximity to federal agencies and policymakers.

Top Private Employers

A Robust Business Ecosystem

Some of the top companies in Arlington, VA serve as stable anchors to our thriving and diversified business ecosystem. They create quality career opportunities, attract world-class talent and help support a robust economy.

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Fortune 1000

Fortune 1000 Companies in Arlington, VA

Fortune 1000 is synonymous with business success and seven Fortune 1000 companies have selected Arlington as their corporate headquarters location.

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Inc. 5000

Fastest-Growing Private Companies Choose Arlington

Arlington's high concentration of well-educated workers and tech ecosystem with a federal agency foundation provides the perfect environment for companies to grow quickly. Over 25 Arlington companies are listed on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of high-growth private companies.

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Federal Anchors

Concentration of Federal Research Agencies

There is an estimated 26,500 employees working at Arlington-based federal government agencies (not including military personnel stationed at the Pentagon or Joint Base Myer). In addition to being the home of the Pentagon and Department of Defense, Arlington has an impressive concentration of leading federal research agencies generating the ideas and technologies of tomorrow.

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