Major Employers

Major Employers in Asheville, NC include Healthcare and Advanced Manufacturing

The 4-county Asheville metro is a diverse $16.4 billion economy and a great place to do business. 

The region is well-educated with nationally recognized schools, close proximity to most major cities, direct access to I-26 and I-40, and the well-connected Asheville airport with direct flights to Washington and New York among others.  Visitors to Asheville annually number in the millions. 

Top 10 Major Asheville and Buncombe Employers

  • Mission Health System and Hospital
  • Buncombe County Public Schools
  • City of Asheville
  • The Biltmore Company
  • Buncombe County Government
  • The Omni Grove Park Inn
  • Ingles Markets, Inc.
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
  • VA Medical Center - Asheville Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Eaton Corporation - Electrical Division

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