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Major Employers & Industry Sectors

Rensselaer County is home to a variety of industries. Our advantages attract businesses from across the country to relocate here and continue to prosper. Join us, and you'll be in good company.

Major Employers of Rensselaer County (2016)

  • St. Peter's Health Partners 3,558
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1,822
  • Rensselaer County 1,406
  • Regeneron 1,325
  • Hudson Valley Community College 1,251
  • Dake Bros./Stewarts Ice Cream Co. 1,141
  • Community Care Physicians 1,037
  • Pitney Bowes/MapInfo 825
  • CDTA  800
  • East Greenbush Central School District 794
  • Averill Park School District 675
  • Hannaford Brothers 631
  • Troy City School District 625
  • City of Troy 500
  • New York State Independent Systems Operator 500
  • Evergreen Commons 481
  • New York State 479
  • RGC BOCES / Questar III 475
  • Walmart 461
  • Sage Colleges 429
  • Community Hospice Inc.  425
  • AMRI 354
  • The Arc of Rensselaer County 330
  • Lansingburgh Central School District 322
  • First Niagara Bank 310
  • YMCA 308
  • Amtrak 300
  • Unity House of Troy 300
  • NYS Health 300
  • Garelick Farms 260
  • Phoenix 251
  • Rifenburg Construction Inc. 250
  • U.W. Marx 250
  • Pioneer Savings Bank 236
  • Computer Sciences Corp.  225
  • Rensselaer City School District 214
  • Brittonkill School District 205
  • Berlin Central School District 200
  • Golub Corp./Price Chopper 200
  • Saint Gobain 200
  • Hoosick Falls School District 190
  • Schodack Central School District 190
  • Taconic 188
  • Hoosick Valley Central School District 186
  • Express Scripts  175
  • Commission for Economic Opportunity 139
  • Polsinello Fuels 125
  • Rose & Kiernan Inc. 125
  • Hoosick Falls Health Center 120
  • GE Healthcare  110

Employment By Industry Sectors (2016)

  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, & Mining 416
  •  Construction 5,678
  •  Manufacturing 5,970
  •  Wholesale Trade 1,817
  •  Retail Trade 8,383
  •  Transportation and Warehousing, & Utilities 4,087
  •  Information 1,513
  •  Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental & Leasing 4,571
  •  Finance and Insurance 3,491
  •  Real Estate and Rental & Leasing 1,080
  •  Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, & Waste Mgmt. Services 7,727
  •  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 5,357
  •  Educational Services, and Health Care & Social Assistance 21,694
  •  Educational Services 9,493
  •  Health Care & Social Assistance 12,201
  •  Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation, & Food Services 6,207
  •  Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,487
  •  Public Administration 8,689

(Source: Capital District Regional Planning Commission Community Fact Sheets)

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