Top 15 Employers for Veterans

Top 15 Employers for Veterans

April 27, 2015

Top 15 Employers for Veterans

Some good news regarding unemployment among veterans - specifically Gulf War Era II Veterans who are veterans who have served on active duty since 2001. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released unemployment numbers last month and these military veterans fell to 7.2% in 2014. Also, the jobless rate among all veterans fell to 5.3%.

If you are a U.S. military veteran and still seeking employment, then take a look at our list of the top 15 employers for veterans below. Keep in mind, that these companies are hiring skilled labor with technical, leadership, and process management skills of those with military experience. There are many other companies - ones like Wal-Mart - that also hire many veterans. Those positions are not as highly-skilled as ones being offered by the companies below.

As mentioned, this ranking shared by Forbes and compiled by PayScale.com is focused exclusively on employers seeking skilled labor. Companies in the top 15 are ranked by how many veterans they employ.

The Top 15 Employers For Veterans

1. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Industry: Aerospace/Engineering

2. The Boeing Company
Industry: Aerospace/Engineering

3. Northrop Grumman Corporation
Industry: Aerospace/Engineering

4. Booz Allen Hamilton
Industry: Weapons and Security

5. U.S. Department of Defense
Industry: Government Agency

6. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Industry: Weapons and Security

7. BAE Systems Inc.
Industry: Weapons and Security

8. Department of Veterans Affairs
Industry: Government Agency

9. L-3 Communications
Industry: Weapons and Security

10. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
Industry: Information Technology

11. Raytheon Co.
Industry: Weapons and Security

12. General Electric Co.
Industry: Aerospace/Engineering

13. General Dynamics Information Technology
Industry: Information Technology

14. CACI International Inc.
Industry: Information Technology

15. International Business Machines (IBM)
Industry: Information Technology

 

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February 22, 2016

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