Headquarters Occupations

Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for both Education and Workforce by CNBC, Virginia has the best schools in the South (No. 4 in the U.S.) according to WalletHub, as well as one of the best higher education systems in the world (No. 1 in the U.S. according to SmartAsset). Virginia is home to almost a million professionals in corporate headquarters occupations (e.g., finance, accounting, computer science, data science, HR, and marketing).

Virginia also ensures that new headquarters can quickly attract and onboard high-quality employees by offering a world-class, customized talent acquisition solution through the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program – or a grant from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) for companies that want to manage their own recruitment activities.

No. 1 No. 1 postsecondary education graduation rate in the U.S.
371,857 371,857 full-time student enrollment in Virginia colleges and universities
40% 40% of Virginians aged 25 years and older have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher