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Since Trump has taken office, the economy added more than 6 million jobs and the average unemployment rate is at its lowest in 50 years. In New Hampshire, specifically, the unemployment rate stands at 2.6 percent, lower than the 3.6 percent national average.
And workers in the state, which Trump narrowly lost in 2016, have seen steady wage growth since, according to a report from the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute.
To pinpoint New Hampshire’s biggest employers, career website Zippia looked at more than 250,000 companies across the country and narrowed the list down to the brands headquartered in the state that have the highest number of current employees.
Here are the top 10:
1. C&S Wholesale Grocers
C&S Wholesale Grocers provides wholesale distribution of food and groceries.
No. of employees: 17,000
2. Keene State College
Keene State is a public liberal arts college.
No. of employees: 5,749
Timberland is a major boots, shoes, clothing and accessories retailer.
No. of employees: 5,600
4. University of New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire is a public research university.
No. of employees: 5,430
5. Standex International
Standex manufactures of food-service equipment, electronics and hydraulics.
No. of employees: 5,400
6. Dartmouth College
Dartmouth is a private Ivy League research university.
No. of employees: 4,950
7. MTS Inc.
MTS supplies recorded music for Tower Records among other brands.
No. of employees: 4,463
8. Albany International
Albany provides industrial goods to companies across the United States.
No. of employees: 4,400
9. C&S Careers
C&S places job seekers with employers.
No. of employees: 3,140
10. Anvil International
Anvil manufactures piping connections and support systems.
No. of employees: 3,130