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Regional Top 50 Traded-Sector Employers

The Greater Portland region serves as a launching pad for some of the country’s most innovative and forward-thinking brands in the U.S. From athletic and outdoor apparel giants Nike, Columbia Sportswear, adidas and Under Armour to technology pioneers like Intel to clean tech companies like Vestas and Lucid Energy, these companies are attracted to the region’s educated, talented and innovative workforce, as well as to the low cost of business and quality of place, which is like no other region in the U.S.



Ranked by Employment
Name City Employees
1 Intel Hillsboro 20,000
2 Nike Inc. Beaverton 12,000
3 U.S. Bank Portland 4,031
4 Precision Castparts Corp. Portland 3,849
5 Wells Fargo Portland 3,721
6 Daimler Trucks North America Portland 3,000
7 The Standard Portland 2,277
8 adidas North America Inc. Portland 1,768
9 Columbia Sportswear Co. Portland 1,732
10 The Boeing Co. Portland 1,500
11 Fisher Investments Camas 1,331
12 Tektronix Beaverton 1,302
13 Vigor Portland 1,230
14 The Greenbrier Companies Lake Oswego 1,103
15 A-dec Inc. Newberg 1,100
16 Mentor, a Siemens Business Wilsonville 984
17 ON Semiconductor Gresham 900
18 Banfield Pet Hospital Vancouver 837
19 Reser's Fine Foods Inc. Beaverton 750
20 Qorvo Hillsboro 700
21 Microchip Technology Inc. Gresham 600
22 New Relic Portland 590
23 Wieden + Kennedy Portland 555
24 nLIGHT Inc. Vancouver 531
25 ZoomInfo (formerly DiscoverOrg) Vancouver 510
26 Salesforce Hillsboro 495
27 Pendleton Woolen Mills Portland 480
28 Airbnb Portland 480
29 Vacasa Portland 465
30 Evraz Oregon Steel Mills Inc. Portland 450
31 FLIR Systems Inc. Wilsonville 367
32 LAIKA Hillsboro 353
33 Collins Wilsonville 347
34 Logical Position Lake Oswego 346
35 Nautilus Inc. Vancouver 337
36 LaCrosse Footwear/Danner Boots Portland 320
37 Acumed Hillsboro 320
38 Sigma Design Inc. Camas 315
Source: PBJ Book of Lists 2018; GPI Research

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