Top Ten Employers

The Jackson County Economic Development Foundation recognizes the importance of existing businesses in the community and works closely with them to address their needs and help them succeed in our community. Below is a list of our top ten employers.

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RankEmployerIndustryEmployees
1 Ingalls Shipbuilding Naval Shipbuilding 11,300
2 Chevron USA, Inc. 
Pascagoula Refinery Petro-Chemical Refinery 1,500 Full-time and over
 2,000 Contract workers
3 Singing River Health System Healthcare 2,300
4 Signal International Oil Rig Manufacturing and Repair 1,550 full-time
700 Subcontractors
5 Vision Technologies Halter Marine Commercial Shipbuilding 1,700
6 Pascagoula Public School District Education 1,150
7 Jackson County Public School District Education 1,250
8 Wal-Mart Supercenter in Pascagoula Retail 525
9 AT&T Mobility Inbound Call Center 369
10 Omega Protein Organic Chemical for Food Industry 200

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Ingalls wins NSC contract

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $497 million fixed-price, incentive-fee contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build

Navy orders more MQ-8Cs

Northrop Grumman is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It brings to

Senators praise Northrop over contract

MOSS POINT, Miss. – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker praised Northrop Grumman and the city for two separate contracts to build additional

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