Jobs in Scarborough

Major Employers in Scarborough include:

Hannaford Brothers 1,000+
MaineHealth 500-550
US Postal Service 450-500
Abbott 350-400
Wal-Mart 300-350
Piper Shores 200-250
NorDX 200-250
Cabela’s 200-250

Largest Private Employers in Cumberland County (2nd Quarter 2019)

  • MaineHealth  (11,001 – 11,500 jobs)
  • L.L. Bean Inc. (3,001 – 3,500)
  • UNUM Provident (2,501 – 3,000)
  • Hannaford (2,501 – 3,000)
  • Mercy Hospital (1,001 – 1,500)
  • Walmart/Sam’s Club (1,001 – 1,500)
  • Bowdoin College (1,001 -1,500)
  • TD Bank  (1,001 – 1,500)
  • Mid Coast Hospital (1,001 – 1,500)
  • IDEXX Laboratories (1,001 – 1,500)
  • WEX LLC (1,001 – 1,500)
  • IDEXX Distribution (501 -1,000)
  • IDEXX Operations (501 – 1,000)
  • Goodwill (501 – 1,000)
  • Shaws (501 – 1,000)
  • Martins Point Healthcare (501 – 1,000)
  • WEX  (501 – 1,000)
  • Intermed (501 – 1,000)
  • Spurwink Services (501 -1,000)
  • Tyler Technologies (501 – 1,000)
  • University of New England (501 – 1,000)
  • Wayfair Maine (501 – 1,000)
  • Lowes Home Centers (501 – 1,000)
  • Spectrum Medical Group (501 – 1,000)
  • Sun Life Financial (1 – 500)
  • Granite Bay Care (1 – 500)
  • SOURCE: Maine Department of Labor, Center for Workforce, Research and Information

Total Jobs in Scarborough

Scarborough Cumberland Maine
2009 14,382 168,160 582,396
2010 14,300 167,366 578,061
2011 14,874 169,165 579,879
2012 14,958 170,836 583,368
2013 14,491 171,886 586,595
2014 14,577 173,411 590,746
2015 14,805 175,893 596,141
2016 15,488 178,994 604,058
2017 15,778 182,632 609,133
2018 15,872 185,390 615,271
Change 1,490 17,230 32,875
% Change 10% 10% 6%

Total Jobs by NAICS Categories

Health Care and Social Assistance 2,776
Retail Trade 2,533
Manufacturing 1,806
Construction 1,170
Accommodation and Food Services 1,132
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,005
Wholesale Trade 977
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 849
Other Services (except Public Administration) 692
Transportation and Warehousing 541
Management of Companies and Enterprises 460
Finance and Insurance 393
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 367
Government 288
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 205
Information 96
Educational Services (Private) 48
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 18

Health Care and Social Assistance
The Health Care and Social Assistance sector provides 2,776 jobs in Scarborough. Most of these jobs are linked to Ambulatory Health Care Services with 1,772 jobs. Others are classified under Nursing and Residential Care Facilities with 560 jobs and Social Assistance with 444 jobs.

Scarborough is a host to a growing number of dynamic companies under this category including Maine Health. Under the Maine Health umbrella comes the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Center for Cancer Medicine, Surgery Center and NorDx Laboratory. Piper Shores recognized as one of the best places to retire in Maine, offers access to higher levels care and comfort with senior living arrangements and options unmatched by any other Maine retirement community.

Retail Trade
This sector comprises two main types of retailers: store and non-store retailers. In Scarborough, retail trade is listed as the second largest sector with 2533 jobs. Some of these jobs are found in subsectors such as General Merchandise Stores with 787 jobs; Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores 447; food and beverage stores 436 jobs or Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers 198 jobs.

Scarborough’s retail trade sector represent Cabela’s, a retail store offering quality outdoor merchandise and entertainment attraction featuring a décor of museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats as well as Wal-Mart, Hannaford and many other smaller but vibrant stores such as Cheese & Iron or Kitchen & Cork.

Manufacturing
The Manufacturing sector includes establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. In Scarborough nearly 75% of manufacturing jobs are concentrated around Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing (1332 jobs). Other major subsectors that are listed in this category are Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing with 193 jobs and Wood Product Manufacturing with 97 jobs.

In this sector Scarborough is a host to companies such as Alere, Maine Molecular Quality Controls, Fluid Imaging, Rich Technology and many others.

Median Earnings by Industry
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