Idaho's Major EmployersPosted by Kevin Hughes on Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 10:56am.
Idaho real estate purchases are on the rise. Couples, families, and individuals looking into relocating to Idaho will not be disappointed with the amount of different jobs in certain areas and industries. Boise real estate options are the most preferable when looking to relocate because of employment opportunities within the city and within a reasonable commute from Boise.
The Top 10 Idaho employers:
#1 – Micron Technology – Boise
With an employee base of 15,000, Micron Technology is the largest employer in Idaho. Their primary industry is the manufacturing of semiconductor devices and related equipment. They work with the related industries of marketing consulting services and other telecommunications.
#2 – US Air Force Base/Mountain Home Air Force Base – Mountain Home AFB
Both Air Force Bases currently employ a total of 10,231 civilians. Jobs vary around each base, but typically include engineering, repair, retail, food service, and technical positions.
#3 – Boise State University – Boise
The current total employee base at BSU is 4,834. Faculty positions and academic positions are currently open, including Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Assistant Professor, Lecturers, and Librarian/Archivist positions.
#4 – St. Luke's Regional Medical Center – Boise
Medical, technical, and support careers are available at this facility. The employee base is approximately 4,533. Career opportunities include physicians (except mental health specialists), nursing care (RN, LPN, CNA, etc.), physical therapy, occupational and speech therapy, and audiology.
#5 – Military Department, Boise Airport – Boise
With 3,500 employees, the Boise Airport's Military Department deals with matters of National Security on a daily basis. It is located at the Gowen Field Air National Guard Base at the Boise Airport.
#6 – Varsity Contractors, Inc. – Boise
The employee base here is 3,500 and offers a integrated facility services, providing environmental services to several different industries: Education, Commercial, Residential, Healthcare, and Manufacturing.
#7 – St. Alphonsus Medical Center – Boise
Employing 3,000 people, St. Alphonsus has careers in medical, technical, and support services throughout its network of hospitals.
#8 – Brigham Young University – Rexburg
Employees total 2,500 here, with positions for faculty and staff; positions include finance and administration, Office of the President, student affairs, and Office of the Provost.
#9 – ON Semiconductor Corp – Pocatello
ON employs 2,300 people in the area for positions in semiconductor manufacturing and wholesale supplies of electrical apparatus and equipment. They are involved in wiring supplies, and related equipment wholesale.
#10 – The Department of Health and Welfare – Boise
With an employee base of 2,000, the DHW offers positions related to social work, mental health, and support services.
Those looking to purchase Idaho real estate and are looking for new employment opportunities will find these industries are in a growth period, particularly education, engineering and manufacturing, as well as healthcare and mental health services.Kevin Hughes