119K LCAs, 36K PERMs filed in Q4 FY 2021. Top 20 Employers List for Full Year

Like every quarter, the US Department of Labor(DOL) released Q4 data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in November 2021 for H1B LCAs and Labor filings related to Green Card PERM Program. Similar to previous quarters, we have updated FY 2021 Q4 Data in our H1B Sponsors and Green Card Sponsors Database. In this article, we will quickly summarize some insights and what was added related to Q4 data.

Note: The Data Refresh is only for Q4 2021 from the US Dept of Labor related H1B LCAs and PERM Labor Certs. USCIS does not release quarterly data anymore, they only release data once a year. You can read our Data Refresh Status to know more

119K LCAs filed in Q4 FY 2021 – Top Employers for FY 2021

Below are the total LCAs (includes H1B, H1B1 & E3) that were filed with DOL so far this fiscal year 2021.

FY 2021
% Change
FY 2020
LCA filings with DOL for FY 2021 so far until Q3
  • Our H1BGrader Database now includes all H1B LCAs data that was filed anytime between October 1st, 2020 and September 30th, 2021 i.e full Fiscal Year of 2021.
  • If your employer has shared any of the details, you can verify the same using H1B LCA Search
  • Below are the top 20 employers for full fiscal year 2021 after data refresh for Q4. Similarly, we have top 20 job titles and top 20 cities for H1B below as well.
Top H1B Sponsors (FY 2021)
Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corp 12,651
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 9,813
Google LLC 9,177
Amazon.com Services LLC 9,024
Microsoft Corporation 7,210
Facebook INC 5,865
Ernst & Young US LLP 5,658
Infosys Limited 5,598
Apple INC 4,176
HCL America INC 4,100
Accenture LLP 3,811
Deloitte Consulting LLP 3,721
Intel Corporation 3,359
Capgemini America INC 3,351
Wal Mart Associates INC 3,244
Jpmorgan Chase & CO 2,913
Wipro Limited 2,840
Tekorg INC 2,754
Amazon Web Services INC 2,703
Compunnel Software Group INC 2,224
Top H1B Sponsors (FY 2021)

Top H1B Job Titles (FY 2021)
Software Engineer 34,243
Software Developer 23,180
Senior Software Engineer 8,491
Assistant Professor 4,826
Senior Systems Analyst JC 4,666
Manager JC 4,582
Architect 3,739
Associate 3,086
Analyst 2,889
Data Scientist 2,862
Senior Software Developer 2,699
SR SQL Database Administrator 2,698
Java Developer 2,409
Data Engineer 2,257
Business Analyst 2,081
Software Developer Applications 1,967
Developer 1,910
Vice President 1,897
Programmer Analyst 1,881
SR Software Engineer 1,857
Top H1B Job Titles (FY 2021)

Top H1B Cities (FY 2021)
New York, NY 27,705
San Francisco, CA 13,978
Seattle, WA 12,038
San Jose, CA 10,547
Austin, TX 10,322
Chicago, IL 9,765
Sunnyvale, CA 9,531
Atlanta, GA 8,360
Mountain View, CA 7,775
Houston, TX 7,662
Irving, TX 7,327
Plano, TX 6,679
Boston, MA 6,589
Dallas, TX 6,570
Redmond, WA 6,316
Santa Clara, CA 5,812
Charlotte, NC 5,782
Bellevue, WA 4,941
San Diego, CA 4,909
Jersey City, NJ 4,401
Top H1B Cities (FY 2021)

36K PERM Labor Certs filed in Q4 FY 2021 – Top GC Employers for FY 2021

Below are the total Labor Certifications filed in the DOL PERM Program for Green Card processing so far the full fiscal year until FY 2021.

  % Change
FY 2020
FY 2021 PERM LC filings

Below are the top Green Card employers after data refresh for the full fiscal year 2021

Top Green Card (PERM LCs ) Sponsors FY 2021
Microsoft Corporation 4,693
Amazon.com Services LLC 4,675
Google LLC 2,970
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 1,792
Apple INC 1,165
Intel Corporation 1,119
Amazon Web Services INC 747
Capgemini America INC 573
Nvidia Corporation 563
JP Morgan Chase CO 544
Ernst Young US LLP 538
Salesforce.com 514
Walmart Associates INC 507
Oracle America INC 504
Infosys LTD 502
HCL America INC 410
Wipro Limited 410
Compunnel Software Group INC 403
Epam Systems INC 382
Cisco Systems INC 376
Top Green Card (PERM LCs ) Sponsors FY 2021

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