Major Employers

Springfield, Missouri MSA – Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk and Dallas Counties
Full Time Equivalent Employees as of spring 2014

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Company Name

Industry

Metro area

Company-wide

1

Mercy Hospital Springfield

Healthcare

9,004

42,100

2

CoxHealth Systems

Healthcare

7,891

10,825

3

Walmart Stores Inc.

Retail

3,567*

2,200,000

4

Springfield Public Schools

Education

3,206

3,206

5

Missouri State University

Education

2,583

2,743

6

Bass Pro Shops | Tracker Marine

Retail/Manufacturing

2,554 

20,530 

7

United States Government

Government 

2,400

27,360,000

8

State of Missouri

Government

2,326

53,666

9

Citizens Memorial Healthcare 

Healthcare

1,900

1,900

10

City of Springfield 

Government

1,607

1,607

11

O'Reilly Auto Parts (HQ)

Retail/Manufacturing

1,458

48,030

12

Chase Card Services

Financial

1,397

260,000

13

SRC Holdings (HQ)

 Manufacturing

1,200 

1,450 

14

TeleTech

Telecommunications

1,074

41,000

15

Prime, Inc. (HQ)

Transportation

1,029

4,600

16

Ozarks Technical Community College 

Education

1,011

1,056

17

Springfield City Utilities 

Utility

965

965

18

Expedia, Inc.

Telecommunications

918 

14,750 

19

Kraft Foods, Inc.

Manufacturing 

888 

 23,000

20

American National Property & Casualty Co. (HQ)

Insurance 

835 

 873

21

 Greene County

Government

790 

 790

22

Republic R-II School District

Education 

785 

 785

23

Ozark R-VI School District

Education

762 

 762

24

General Council of the Assemblies of God (HQ)

Religion 

723 

 723

25

Burrell Behavioral Health (affiliate of Cox Health) 

Healthcare

698

930

26

Nixa R-II School District  

Education

691

691

27

T-Mobile USA

 Telecommunications

670 

 45,000

28

Willard R-II School District

Education

623

623

29

Paul Mueller Company (HQ)

Manufacturing 

607 

 692

30

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

Transportation

600 

 44,000

31

Loren Cook Company

Manufacturing

600 

 

32

AT&T 

Telecommunications

595

266,000

33

Great Southern Bank (HQ)

Financial

570 

1,029 

34

Lowe's Stores (4 locations)

Retail 

545 

260,000 

35

Ozarks Community Hospital

Healthcare

533

744 

36

Associated Wholesale Grocers | Elite Logistics 

Transportation

494

5,500

37

Drury University

Education

462

462

38

Reckitt Benckiser

Manufacturing

446 

35,000

39

Hutchens Industries Inc.

Manufacturing

425

425

40

NorthStar Battery 

Manufacturing

423

423

41

Carlisle Power Transmission (formerly Dayco)

Manufacturing

400

11,000

42

Indiana Western Express

Transportation

400 

 500

43

Dillon's Food Stores (4 locations)

Retail

362

 375,000

44

Dairy Farmers of America

Manufacturing

348

4,000 

45

Bolivar R-I School District

Education

340 

 340

46

BKD, LLP (HQ)

Financial 

337 

 2,000

47

3M Company 

Manufacturing

335

88,667

48

Logan-Rogersville School District

Education

323

323

49

Southwest Baptist University

Education

320 

320 

50

Gold Mountain Communications, LLC

Telecommunications

310

310

51

John Q. Hammons Company 

Hospitality

266

7,614

52

Regal-Beloit (formerly General Electric)

Manufacturing

250

22,900

 *Source: Hoovers employee count may not be full time equivalent.