Major Employers

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The Springfield region encapsulates businesses of all sizes and scope. While this market is positioned well for the small, local business to thrive, larger businesses and corporations have benefited from the abundant resources and local talent this region has to offer. Corporate headquarters, large health care facilities, universities and Fortune 500 companies, to name a few, have all experienced growth in this area.

Employers in the Springfield Region that have 250 employees or more are included in the major employer list below.

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Springfield Region Major Employers

Full Time Equivalent Employees as of summer 2018

Company Name Industry Region
Company-wide
1 CoxHealth Healthcare 11,669 11,669
2 Mercy Hospital Springfield Healthcare 10,950 41,585
3 Walmart Inc. Retail 5,372* 2,300,000
4 Springfield Public School Education 4,100 4,100
5 State of Missouri Government 4,018 51,399
6 Bass Pro Shops | Tracker Marine Retail/Manufacturing 3,341 32,915
7 United States Government Government 3,005 2,811,000
8 Missouri State University Education 2,874 2,998
9 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Software Development 2,174 6,347
10 O’Reilly Auto Parts (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 2,042 61,312
11 Citizens Memorial Healthcare Healthcare 1,900 1,900
12 City of Springfield Government 1,655 1,655
13 Ozarks Technical Community College Education 1,554 1579
14 EFCO (HQ) Manufacturing 1,550 6,700
15 SRC Holdings (HQ) Manufacturing 1,435 1,650
16 Chase Card Services Financial 1,350 250,000
17 Prime, Inc. (HQ) Transportation 1,263 4,765
18 The Arc of the Ozarks Social Assistance 1,035 1,277
19 Lowe’s (7 locations) Retail 1,010 310,000
20 Kraft Heinz Company Manufacturing 996 39,000
21 TeleTech Telecommunications 963 48,000
22 Expedia, Inc. Telecommunications 950 22,000
23 City Utilities of Springfield Utility 946 946
24 Burrell Beahvioral Health (affiliate of CoxHealth) Healthcare 943 1,239
25 Ozark R-VI School District Education 925 925
26 American National Property & Casualty Co. Insurance 910 3,300
27 T-Mobile USA Communications 825 51,000
28 Willard R-II School District Education 804 804
29 Greene County Government 800 800
30 Nixa R-II School District Education 785 785
31 Republic R-II School District Education 723 723
32 AT&T Telecommunications 679 258,500
33 General Council of the Assemblies of God (HQ) Religion 670 670
34 Hutchens Industries Inc. Manufacturing 650 650489
35 Loren Cook Company Manufacturing 600 700
36 BNSF Railway Transportation 600 42,000
37 Paul Mueller Company (HQ) Manufacturing 589 704
38 Great Southern Bank (HQ) Financial 574 1,062
39 Oxford HealthCare Healthcare 509 767
40 Associated Wholesale Grocers | Elite Logistics Transportation 507 4,326
41 Positronic Industries (HQ) Manufacturing 473 473
42 BKD, LLP (HQ) Financial 471 2,650
43 U.S. Bank Financial 470 73,000
44 Dairy Farmers of America Manufacturing 449 6,300
45 Jordan Valley Community Health Center Healthcare 446 446
46 John Deere Reman-Springfield Manufacturing 439 60,500
47 Carlisle Transportation Products Manufacturing 420 3,500
48 Gold Mountain Communications, LLC Telecommunications 400 400
49 Ozarks Area Community Action Corp. Social Assistance 400 400
50 Drury University Education 400 400
51 French’s Food Company Manufacturing 382 11,700
52 Meeks Building Centers Retail 377 377
53 3M Company Manufacturing 375 91,536
54 Lakeland Behavioral Health Healthcare 370 21,000
55 Evangel University Education 364 364400
56 Indiana Western Express Transportation 358 496
57 Southwest Baptist University Education 355 355
58 Bolivar R-I School District Education 350 350
59 NorthStar Battery Manufacturing 350 972
60 Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Manufacturing 350 90,000
61 Logan-Rogersville School District Education 334 334
62 Ozarks Community Hospital Healthcare 327 666
63 One Call Care Management Telecommunications 300 300
64 Wyndham Destinations Telecommunications 296 25,000
65 American Dehydrated Foods Manufacturing 282 282
66 Integrity Home Care Healthcare 277 864
67 Amprod Holdings, LLC Manufacturing 270 279
68 Springfield-Greene County Library District Information Services 254 254
69 Central Bank of the Ozarks Financial 250 2,803
70 Hiland Dairy Co. Manufacturing 250 1,500
71 Netsmart Healthcare 250 1,200

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