Major Employers

The top four employers include 19 Wing CFB Comox with over 1,600 employees, School District 71 with over 1,400 employees, North Island Hospital Comox Valley with 1102 employees and Mt. Washington Alpine Resort with over 850 employees in the winter months.


Employer Sector 2018 #
19 Wing CFB Comox Defense 1600*
School District 71 Education 1400
North Island Hospital Comox Valley Health Care 1102
Mt. Washington Alpine Resort Tourism 850
City of Courtenay Government 340*
North Island College Education 293
Costco Retail 236
Real Canadian Superstore Retail 225
Wal-Mart Retail 240
Crown isle Tourism 166
Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa Tourism 153
Local RCMP Law Enforcement 90*

Numbers that have a “*” attached are representing 2016 data

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