The 11th Annual


The top government contractors in 2021

649 billion contracting dollars

In fiscal year 2021, federal spending reached $649 billion. While this is an overall decrease of $37 billion from fiscal year 2020’s $687 billion, it’s still more than fiscal 2019. Fiscal 2021 was the first fiscal year spending decrease after five straight years of spending growth since fiscal 2017 – signifying an increase in competition amongst contractors.

Our rankings reveal the top federal contractors based on data for prime, unclassified contracts awarded across all government agencies within the United States.

BGOV200’s top 10 government contractors lists

Top federal contractors

  1. Lockheed Martin Corp.
  2. Boeing Co.
  3. Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  4. General Dynamics Corp.
  5. Northrop Grumman Corp.
  6. McKesson Corp.
  7. Pfizer Inc.
  8. Leidos Holdings Inc.
  9. Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
  10. Moderna Inc.

Top defense contractors

  1. Lockheed Martin Corp.
  2. Boeing Co.
  3. Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  4. General Dynamics Corp.
  5. Pfizer Inc.
  6. Northrop Grumman Corp.
  7. Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
  8. Humana Inc.
  9. Moderna Inc.
  10. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Top IT government contractors

  1. Leidos Holdings Inc.
  2. General Dynamics Corp.
  3. Dell Technologies
  4. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.
  5. L3Harris Technologies Inc.
  6. Peraton Intermediate Holdings Corp.
  7. Science Applications International Corp.
  8. Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  9. Accenture Plc.
  10. CACI International Inc.

How we formulated our report

Our analysts

Our news and analysis team are deeply entrenched within the government contracting industry to surface actionable intelligence of the federal market.

Our methodology

A complete review of winning government contracts across top federal agencies drawn from our proprietary federal procurement database.

Our experience

We have the most complete data on federal spending and market trends, helping business development professionals fill their pipelines with more qualified opportunities.

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