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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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

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B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

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Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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