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 MSA that have 250 employees or more are included in the major employer list below.

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Springfield MSA Major Employers

Company Name Industry Metro Area Company-wide
Mercy Hospital Springfield Healthcare 10,460 40,000
CoxHealth Systems Healthcare 10,069 10,069
Walmart Stores, Inc. Retail 3,717* 2,300,000
Springfield Public Schools Education 3,000 3,000
Bass Pro Shops | Tracker Marine (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 2,434 19,895
United States Government Government 2,400 2,785,000
State of Missouri Government 2,331 52,449
City of Springfield Government 2,251 2,251
Missouri State University Education 2,018 2,782
Citizens Memorial Healthcare Healthcare 1,900 1,900
SRC Holdings (HQ) Manufacturing 1,500 1,500
Chase Card Services Financial 1,450 235,000
O’Reilly Auto Parts (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 1,200 73,000
Prime, Inc. (HQ) Transportation 1,195 4,396
Oxford HealthCare Healthcare 1,189 1,400
Ozarks Technical Community College Education 1,145 1,176
TeleTech Telecommunications 1,030 43,000
City Utilities of Springfield Utility 983 983
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Transportation 975 42,000
Kraft Heinz Company Manufacturing 938 42,000
American National Property & Casualty Co. Insurance 910 962
Expedia, Inc. Telecommunications 900 18,210
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Software Development 899 5,905
General Council of the Assemblies of God (HQ) Religion 850 850
Burrell Behavioral Health (affiliate of CoxHealth) Healthcare 800 1,061
Greene County Government 800 800
Great Southern Bank (HQ) Financial 799 1,270
Ozark R-VI School District Education 762 762
The Arc of the Ozarks, Inc. Social Assistance 752 752
Republic R-II School District  Education 690 690
Associated Wholesale Grocers | Elite Logistics Transportation 675 5,500
Willard R-II School District Education 644 644
Loren Cook Company Manufacturing 600 700
Lowe’s Stores (4 locations) Retail 600* 270,000
Nixa R-II School District Education 600 600
Paul Mueller Company Manufacturing 573 658
Gold Mountain Communications, LLC Telecommunications 525 525
Ozarks Community Hospital Healthcare 501 754
T-Mobile USA Telecommunications 500 50,000
U.S. Bank Financial 470 67,000
Drury University Education 460 460
The Carstar Group Manufacturing 450 4,300
Positronic Industries (HQ) Manufacturing 425 425
Southwest Baptist University Education 425 425
AT&T Telecommunications 417 6,200
Dairy Farmers of America Manufacturing 415 243,620
BKD, LLP (HQ) Financial 415 2,552
Hutchens Industries Inc. Manufacturing 414 414
Evangel University Education 400 400
John Deere Reman-Springfield Manufacturing 400 57,180
Ozarks Area Community Action Corp. Social Assistance 400 400
Integrity Home Care Healthcare 388 1,357
Indiana Western Express Transportation 380 517
NorthStar Battery Manufacturing 372 972
Lakeland Behavioral Hospital Healthcare 370 21,000
Bolivar R-I School District Education 360 360
Reckitt Benckiser Manufacturing 335 26,167
3M Company Manufacturing 332 89,446
Murney Associates, Realtors Real Estate 330 330
Logan-Rogersville School District Education 324 324
Jordan Valley Community Health Center Healthcare 309 327
John Q Hammons Company, Inc. Hospitality 272 3,456
Meeks Building Centers Retail 254 655
Trailiner Corp. Transportation 251 251
Amprod Holdings, LLC (formerly American Products) Manufacturing 250 279
Central Bank of the Ozarks Financial 250 250
Commerce Bank Financial 250 4,686
Hiland Dairy Co. Manufacturing 250 1,350*
POLAR Tank Trailer Manufacturing 250 1,700

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