Berkshire Hathaway: Number of Employees 2010-2022 | BRK.B

Interactive chart of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) annual worldwide employee count from 2010 to 2022.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2022 was 36,000, a 2.86% increase from 2021.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2021 was 35,000, a 90.28% decline from 2020.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2020 was 360,000, a 8.05% decline from 2019.
  • Berkshire Hathaway total number of employees in 2019 was 391,500, a 0.64% increase from 2018.
Berkshire Hathaway Annual Number of Employees
2022 36,000
2021 35,000
2020 360,000
2019 391,500
2018 389,000
2017 377,000
2016 367,700
2015 331,000
2014 316,000
2013 302,000
2012 288,500
2011 271,000
2010 260,000
2009 222,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Finance Property, Casualty and Title Insurance $658.524B $302.089B
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company, which owns subsidiaries in insurance, rail roads, utilities, manufacturing services, retail and home building. The most important of these are insurance businesses conducted on both a primary basis and insurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses. It has four major operating sectors - The Insurance group (includes GEICO, Government Employees Insurance Company writes private passenger automobile insurance); General Re (conducts reinsurance business, offering property and casualty, life and health coverage to clients worldwide); Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (underwrites excess-of-loss reinsurance and quota-share coverage for insurers and reinsurers globally); Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group (comprises a wide variety of independently-managed insurance businesses that principally write liability coverage for commercial accounts).
Stock Name Country Market Cap PE Ratio
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) United States $664.834B 21.75
Progressive (PGR) United States $81.403B 34.25
Chubb (CB) Switzerland $78.397B 12.44
Travelers (TRV) United States $39.157B 13.62
Allstate (ALL) United States $28.756B 0.00
Markel (MKL) United States $16.514B 19.11
W.R Berkley (WRB) United States $16.252B 14.05
Everest Re Group (RE) Bermuda $13.622B 12.87
CNA Financial (CNA) United States $10.287B 9.88
American Financial (AFG) United States $10.195B 10.28
Fidelity National Financial (FNF) United States $9.157B 6.23
RenaissanceRe Holdings (RNR) Bermuda $8.415B 27.22
Kinsale Capital (KNSL) United States $6.708B 37.28
RLI (RLI) United States $5.896B 26.17
First American Financial (FAF) United States $5.553B 8.81
Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) Bermuda $4.508B 9.16
Hanover Insurance (THG) United States $4.493B 22.86
White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) United States $3.416B 0.00
Mercury General (MCY) United States $1.672B 0.00
Stewart Information Services (STC) United States $1.029B 5.76
Argos (ARGO) Bermuda $1.015B 0.00
ProAssurance (PRA) United States $0.966B 40.68
Ambac Financial (AMBC) United States $0.679B 1.24
HCI (HCI) United States $0.471B 0.00
Global Indemnity (GBLI) United States $0.392B 20.61
Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) United States $0.226B 20.48
Heritage Insurance Holdings (HRTG) United States $0.072B 0.00