BEND, OR -- According to the latest report from Economic Development for Central Oregon, the region’s 50 largest private companies employ more than 21,000 people. Despite recent layoffs, St. Charles Health System again tops the list, with 4,100 employees, region-wide. Sunriver came in second, moving up one spot from 2017.
Click HERE for the full list of Central Oregon's largest employers, as compiled by EDCO.
According to regional economist Damon Runberg, 78% of Oregon businesses have nine or fewer employees, and the average private company has 11 workers.