The Economic Development Council of Mason County has compiled a list of the companies in the county with the most employees. Topping the 2019 list with 782 employees is Little Creek Casino. Mason General Hospital follows with 701. The Shelton School District sits third with 694. The Washington Correction Center is fourth with 684 employees. Taylor Shellfish rounds out the top five, employing 400 full time.
Mason County is sixth on the list with 393, followed by the North Mason School District (367), Sierra Pacific Industries (280), the Squaxin Island Tribe (273) and Wal-Mart (271) wraps up the top ten.
Other notes from the top 50 employers list: Island Enterprises with 202 employees (11th on the list); Alderbrook with 195 (12th); Fred Meyer is the top grocer with 165 employees (13th on the list); Mason County PUD 3 is 16th with 128 employees; and the top financial company, in terms of number of employees, is Our Community Credit Union with 100 (21st on the list.)