Costco Number of Employees

Number of Costco Employees 2006-2021.

 

Numbers are in thousands.

 USCanadaOtherTotal
20211924749288
20201814646273
20191674245254

Costco wholesale employed around 288,000 people at the end of the year 2021. The company employed a large majority of its workforce (close to 95%) in its warehouses and distribution channels. The number of employees in the United States was 192,000 in 2021 compared to 181,000 in 2020. The company employed 47,000 people in Canada in 2021 compared to 46,000 in 2020. Costco employed 49,000 people in the other markets in 2021 compared to 46,000 in 2020.

YearFull timePart TimeTotal
2021  288
2020  273
2019149105254
2018143102245
201713398231
201612692218
201511788205
201411283205
201310381184
20129678174
20119272164
20108265147
20097963142
20087562137
20077057127
20066653119

Costco is well known as a pasionate employer. The company has created a culture of inclusion and diversity and focuses upon maximizing employee satisfaction. The number of employees at Costco in 2019 reached 254,000 rising from 245,000 in 2018. Out of the total employees working for Costco in 2019, the number of full time employees was 149,000 and that of part time employees was 105,000.