Industry

The premiere destination for corporate headquarters, technology services and retail trade firms, Alpharetta is home to a wide variety of national and internationally recognized companies. With a large professional office real estate market and some of the area's best talent, it's no wonder why Fortune 1000's locate in Alpharetta.

Quickfacts

  • 7x Technology Job Concentration Compared to Natl Average
  • 600+ Technology Companies
  • 25% Top Technology Employers Metro Atlanta

Top Employers

Home to a diverse range of companies, Alpharetta makes a great fit for businesses large and small. Our top employers list includes private, non-retail firms. Companies on this list may have multiple locations in the city, but have been aggregated.

RANK COMPANY
1 ADP, INC.
2 MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS
3 LEXIS NEXIS RISK SOLUTIONS
4 VERIZON BUSINESS NETWORK SERVICES
5 COMCAST
6 UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS GENERAL SVCS
7 HEWLETT-PACKARD
8 EQUIFAX INFORMATION SERVICES
9 E TRADEFINANCIAL CORPORATION
10 CHARTIS INSURANCE (AIG)
11 GE CONSUMER FINANCE-AMERICA
12 RADIANT SYSTEMS
13 COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS
14 RYDER TRUCK RENTAL INC
15 MARKETSOURCE, INC.
16 ALCATEL-LUCENT USA, INC.
17 MACY’S RETAIL HOLDINGS
18 VERINT AMERICAS
19 LEASE PLAN USA
20 NDC HEALTH CORPORATION
21 THE CLOROX SALES COMPANY
22 AMDOCS
23 PRIORITY PAYMENT SYSTEMS, LLC
24 COLONIAL PIPELINE COMPANY
25 TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES

Major Industries

Alpharetta continues to be a leading destination for corporate locations, high-tech services and retail trade. With over 600 technology companies, Alpharetta boasts one of the largest concentrations of the high-tech firms in a single community. In addition, Alpharetta’s more than 20 million square foot office market means that companies large and small can find a home here. Check below to learn more about Alpharetta’s top industries.

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1. Corporate And Regional Headquarters

A major reason that corporate and regional headquarters choose Alpharetta is not only because of our 20 million square foot office market, but because of the city’s ability to attract top talent with our amble executive housing and high quality of life. Alpharetta makes an ideal location for firms that specialize in support services and the technology industry.

2. Information Services

Alpharetta is known as “Technology City of the South” for one major reason. It boasts one of the largest concentrations of technology companies in the nation. With more than 600 tech-centric companies in the city, Alpharetta continues lead the Metro Atlanta area as the single leading destination for information technology services. These include data centers, network solutions, software engineering, payment processing and several other mission critical operations. With modern offices and available land, it is easy for IT companies large and small to grow here. On top of that, having access to the regions most redundant fiber network provides the mission critical infrastructure needed in today’s IT industry.

3. Telecommunications

Being one of the most fiber connected communities in the nation helps to make Alpharetta a top destination for telecommunications related firms. The city is already home to major operations from large telecom companies like Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

4. Health IT

In 2014, Healthcare Informatics Magazine named Alpharetta as the top Health IT city in the nation. A growing business sector, Health IT is a leading industry in Alpharetta with a diverse set of companies, large and small, tackling the challenges of digitizing medical administration and services.

HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS MAGAZINE TOP 100 HEALTH IT
Rank City State Firms on HCI 100 Sum Of Revenue
1 Alpharetta GA 4 $4,092,117,750
2 Round Rock TX 1 $2,894,062,500
3 Andover MA 2 $2,684,000,000
4 Kansas City MO 1 $2,665,436,000
5 San Diego CA 1 $2,300,000,000
6 Teaneck NJ 1 $1,934,898,467
7 Malvern PA 1 $1,760,000,000
8 Chicago IL 2 $1,716,000,000
9 Verona WI 1 $1,526,000,000
10 Nashville TN 2 $1,281,700,000

5. Retail Trade

Our community is home to some of the most affluent families in the southeast. It is because of this that the nations most prestigious and well loved retailers are located in Alpharetta. With the right mix of historic downtown shopping and high-end boutiques, Alpharetta draws in thousands of visitors everyday to shop, dine and live the good life, serving as North Fulton’s premium retail destination

  • 384K Population 20 Minute Drive Time
  • $92,839 Average Household Income 20 Minute Drive Time
  • 140K Households 20 Minute Drive Time