Sumter, SC Top Employers

April 29, 2011 at 10:57 am EST

PHOTO CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Shaw Air Force Base

Among the best communities in the nation for business and career advancement, Sumter offers job opportunities in a numerous and expanding range of industries. Here are Sumter’s top twenty employers:

  Shaw Air Force Base, 6,866 employees, military
Pilgrim’s Pride, 2,210, poultry processing
Tuomey Healthcare System, 1,544, hospital
Sumter School District 2,700, education
Becton Dickinson, 787, medical supplies manufacturer
Santee Print Works, 725, textiles manufacturer
Eaton Electrical, 665, electrical manufacturer Sumter County Government, 518, government
City of Sumter, 500, government Wal-Mart, 475, retail
Central Carolina Tech. College, 413, public technical school Cooper Hand Tools, 400, tools manufacturer
Security Management of SC, 389, personal services
SC Dept. of Disabilities & Special Needs, 300, state agency
SAFE Federal Credit Union, 264, credit union Color-Fi, Inc., 230, plastics manufacturer
Interlake Material Handling, 212, pallet rack manufacturer
Caterpillar Precision Pins, 190, heavy equipment manufacturer Find more companies in Sumter, SC

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