Jobs in Scarborough

Major Employers in Scarborough include:

Hannaford Brothers 1,000+
MaineHealth 500-550
US Postal Service 450-500
Abbott 900-1,000
Wal-Mart 300-350
Piper Shores 200-250
NorDX 200-250
Cabela’s 200-250

Largest Private Employers in Cumberland County (2rd Quarter 2020)

  • 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

Annual Average of 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 15,946 185,896 615,812
2019 16,201 188,018 622,303
2020 15,648 174,696 584,143

Latest Release: Qt 3 for Scarborough

Qt 3 2021:     17,057

Qt 3 2020:    15,889

Qt 3 2019:     16,553

Total Jobs in Scarborough by NAICS Categories (2021 Qt3)

Health Care and Social Assistance 3,098
Retail Trade 2,388
Manufacturing 2,059
Construction 1,428
Accommodation and Food Services 1,481
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,029
Wholesale Trade 555
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 642
Other Services (except Public Administration) 379
Transportation and Warehousing 903
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,042
Finance and Insurance 324
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 443
Other 802
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 272
Information 71
Educational Services (Private) 48
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 93

Health Care and Social Assistance
The Health Care and Social Assistance sector provides 3,098 jobs in Scarborough. Most of these jobs are linked to Ambulatory Health Care Services. Others are classified under Nursing and Residential Care Facilities  and Social Assistance.

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 2388 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 Len Libby.

Manufacturing
The Manufacturing sector includes establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. Major subsectors that are listed in this category are Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Bioscience and Wood Product Manufacturing.

In this sector Scarborough is a host to companies such as Abbott, Fluid Imaging,  and many others.