Work in Folsom

You’ve made a smart choice in deciding to open your business in Folsom.  Currently ranked #19 on NerdWallet’s Fastest Growing Cities list, Folsom boasts and active, affluent population that consistently shows its commitment to supporting local business. Whether you’re a small business looking to get your start or a large corporation expanding or relocating, Folsom has you covered. Check out these stats:

  • Unemployment rate at 3.4% (compared to 7.7% in Sacramento County)
  • Employment rate growth of 14.93% from 2009-2013
  • Nearly 1,000 members in Folsom Chamber of Commerce providing incredible support for startups
  • Business advocacy from city leaders provides proactive collaboration between business leaders and elected officials

Major Employers

There are over 6,000 firms in Folsom. The ten largest employers provide over 13,000 jobs in the area and most of those employees live within 10 miles of work. Below is the list of the businesses with the highest employment in Folsom.

Company Type of Business # of Employees
Intel Corp High Tech 6,500
California State Prison Prison 1,450
Verizon Telecommunications 1,100
Folsom State Prison Prison 975
FCUSD Education 875
Peterson’s Folsom Lake Enterprises Auto Dealers 654
California ISO Utilities 550
City of Folsom Government 480
Mercy Hospital of Folsom Health Care 450
Folsom Lake College Education 350
SAFE Credit Union Financial 300
WalMart Retail 275
The Home Depot Retail 270
Kaiser Permanente Health Care 250