1997 Top 25 Employers

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RANKNAME OF EMPLOYERNATURE OF BUSINESS1997 EMPLOYEES (1)
1MITEDUCATION7839
2HARVARD UNIVERSITYEDUCATION7337
3CITY OF CAMBRIDGEGOVERNMENT3244
4LOTUS DEVELOPMENT CORP./IBMCOMPUTER SOFTWARE 1865
5MT AUBURN HOSPITALMEDICAL1627
6BOLT, BERANEK & NEWMAN/GTERESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT1511
7FEDERAL GOVERNMENTGOVERNMENT1441
8CAMBRIDGE PUBLIC HEALTH COMM.(2)MEDICAL1325
9POLAROIDPHOTO & OPTIC EQUIPMENT1300
10DRAPER LABSRESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT1238
11ARTHUR D. LITTLEMANAGEMENT CONSULTING1111
12GENZYMEPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS824
13STAR MARKETRETAIL807
14BIOGENBIOTECHNOLOGY/R&D780
15ABT ASSOCIATESMANAGEMENT CONSULTING751
16QUEST DIAGNOSTICS/BIORANCLINICAL TESTING SERVICES700
17NECCO/HAVILANDCONFECTIONARY PRODUCTS700
18CAMP, DRESSER, MCKEEENGINEERING693
19COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTSGOVERNMENT659
20YOUVILLE HOSPITALMEDICAL585
21GENETICS INSTITUTEBIOTECHNOLOGY/R&D582
22LESLEY COLLEGEEDUCATION452
23RAYTHEON ENGINEERINGCONSTRUCTION440
24COMMONWEALTH ENERGY SYSTEMSUTILITY397
25LIFELINE SYSTEMSMEDICAL DEVICES394

Footnotes:

  1. 1. All figures collected between 4/97 and 7/97. All figures reflect employment within the the City of Cambridge only. Whenever
    possible, totals are based on Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) where available. Part time workers were counted as 0.5 FTEs. 
  2. The Cambridge Public Health Commission was created in 1996 from agencies of the Cities of Cambridge and
    Somerville. The figure given reflects 1997 Cambridge employment only. In 1996 many of these same positions
    were counted as City of Cambridge employees.

Source: Cambridge Community Development Department and cited employers, 1997.

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