These 10 companies employ many people in Buffalo and around Western New York. All of them are familiar names, but you might be surprised that some of them have such large workforces here. When it comes to the top type of employment in the city, a majority of people are employed by the private sector (as of 2022):
Private Workers - 64.2%
Government Workers -16.1%
Not for Profit Companies - 14.4%
Self-Employed - 5.3%
The unemployment rate in Buffalo is lower than New York State and on par with the national rate:
Buffalo (Metro) - 3.9%
New York State - 4.3%
United States - 3.7%
You can click on each of the companies to see their current job openings.
The top 10 largest employers in Buffalo, as of 2022, are:
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