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Leading Industries and Employers

The Ogden area has high employment in the manufacturing, retail, and public administration industries (as defined by NAICS codes). Additionally, there are three strong and growing industry clusters in Ogden: aerospace & advanced materials, IT/software, and outdoor recreation.

Leading Industries by Employment, Ogden-Clearfield MSA (2014)

Industry by NAICS Code Employees
Number Percent
Manufacturing 28,480 12.5
Retail Trade 28,235 12.4
Public Administration 22,563 9.9
Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services 18,998 8.3
Health Care & Social Assistance 17,793 7.8
Educational Services 17,767 7.8
Professional, Scientific & Tech Services 16,827 7.4
Construction 14,661 6.4
Other Services (except Public Administration) 12,902 5.6
Accommodation & Food Services 12,897 5.6
Wholesale Trade 8,003 3.5
Finance & Insurance 7,336 3.2
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing 6,578 2.9
Transportation & Warehousing 5,956 2.6
Information 3,700 1.6
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 2,241 1.0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting 1,937 0.8
Utilities 728 0.3
Management of Companies & Enterprises 699 0.3
Mining 199 0.1
Unclassified Establishments 35 0.0
Total 228,535 100.0
Source:  Copyright 2014 Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. All rights reserved. Esri Total Residential Population forecasts for 2014.

Largest Employers in the Ogden Area (2015)

Company Name Ownership Sector Employees County
Companies with more than 1,000 Employees
Department of Defense (Hill Air Force Base) Federal Public Administration 10000-14999 Davis
Office of Inspector General for Tax Federal Public Administration 5000-6999 Weber
Mckay-Dee Hospital Center Private Health Care and Social Assistance 3000-3999 Weber
Autoliv Private Manufacturing 2000-2999 Weber
Weber State University State Education Services 2000-2999 Weber
Fresenius USA Manufacturing Inc. Private Manufacturing 1000-1999 Weber
Lifetime Products Inc. Private Manufacturing 1000-1999 Davis
Companies with more than 500 Employees
Alliant Private Manufacturing 500-999 Davis
America First Credit Union Private Finance and Insurance 500-999 Weber
Associated Food Stores Inc. Private Wholesale Trade 500-999 Weber
ATK Space Systems Inc. Private Manufacturing 500-999 Davis
Black Turtle Services LLC Private Admin., Support, Waste Mgmt., Remediation 500-999 Davis
Columbia Ogden Medical Center Inc. Private Health Care and Social Assistance 500-999 Weber
ConAgra Foods Private Manufacturing 500-999 Davis
Convergys CM Delaware LLC Private Admin., Support, Waste Mgmt., Remediation 500-999 Weber
Davis Hospital & Medical Center, LP Private Health Care and Social Assistance 500-999 Davis
MarketStar Corporation Private Professional Scientific & Technical Services 500-999 Weber
Smith’s Distribution Center Private Transportation and Warehousing 500-999 Davis
The Home Depot Private Admin., Support, Waste Mgmt., Remediation 500-999 Weber
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Private Manufacturing 500-999 Davis
Weber County School District Local Education Services 500-999 Weber
Source: Utah Department of Workforce Services, 2015