Top Employers

Many of Gilbert’s top employers further emphasize the focus on attracting, growing and retaining specific market segments within the community including: Biotechnology and Life Sciences; Clean Technology and Renewable Energy; Aerospace and Defense; Advanced Manufacturing; and Advanced Business Services.

Top 10 Private Employers
Employer Number of Employees Industry
Banner Health/MD Anderson* 1448 Health Services
Go Daddy Software Inc* 850 High Technology
Orbital Sciences Corporation* 400 Aerospace
Dillards-Distribution 300 Retail Distribution & Warehousing
Gilbert Hospital LLC* 300 Health Services
Structures Inc. 300 Advanced Manufacturing
BH Drywall/Stuc/Painting 275 Construction
Mapfre USA/Commerce Insurance* 200 Commercial Services
*Denotes targeted industry sector company.


Top 5 Public Employers
Employer Number of Employees Industry
Gilbert Unified School District 41 4173 Education Services
Town of Gilbert 1119 Municipal Government
Higley Unified School District 701 Education Services
Chandler Unified School Dist 80 568 Education Services
State of Arizona 504 State Government



Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development

90 E Civic Center Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Office: (480) 503-6010
TDD: (480) 503-6080
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