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 2017

Company Name Industry Metro area
Company-wide
1 CoxHealth Systems Healthcare 11,000 11,000
2 Mercy Hospital Springfield Healthcare 10,682 39,424
3 Springfield Public School Education 3,921 3,921
4 Walmart  & Sam’s Club Retail 3,307* 2,300,000
 5 Missouri State University Education 2,852 3,031
 6 United States Government Government 2,429 2,812,000
 7 Bass Pro Shops | Tracker Marine Retail/Manufacturing 2,311 18,726
 8 State of Missouri Government 2,305 51,931
 9 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Software Development 2,064 6,103
 10 O’Reilly Auto Parts (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 1,813 59,199
 11 EFCO (HQ) Manufacturing 1,708 1,708
 12 City of Springfield Government 1,655 1,655
 13 Chase Card Services Financial 1,500 243,000
 14 Citizens Memorial Healthcare Healthcare 1,484 2,002
 15 SRC Holdings (HQ) Manufacturing 1,435 1,650
 16 Ozarks Technical Community College Education 1,398 1,441
 17 Prime, Inc. (HQ) Transportation 1,244 4,763
 18 American National Property & Casualty Co. Insurance 1,000 1,000
 19 City Utilities of Springfield Utility 966 966
 20 TeleTech Telecommunications 950 48,000
 21 Expedia, Inc. Telecommunications 950 20,075
 22 Kraft Heinz Company Manufacturing 938 41,000
 23 The Arc of the Ozarks, Inc. Social Assistance 922 1,276
 24 Ozark R-VI School District Education 909 909
 25 Burrell Beahvioral Health (affiliate of CoxHealth) Healthcare 859 1,123
 26 Greene County Government 815 815
 27 T-Mobile USA Communications 800 50,000
 28 Nixa R-II School District Education 732 732
 29 AT&T Telecommunications 698 266,590
 30 Republic R-II School District Education 695 695
 31 General Council of the Assemblies of God (HQ) Religion 685 685
 32 Associated Wholesale Grocers | Elite Logistics Transportation 675 5,500
 33 Willard R-II School District Education 644 644
 34 Great Southern Bank (HQ) Financial 608 1,141
 35 Loren Cook Company Manufacturing 600 700
 36 Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Transportation 550 41,000
 37 Paul Mueller Company (HQ) Manufacturing 544 647
 38 Hutchens Industries Inc. Manufacturing 489 489
 39 Dairy Farmers of America Manufacturing 478 6,300
 40 U.S. Bank Financial 470 73,000
 41 Lowe’s Stores (4 locations) Retail 450* 240,000*
 42 Gold Mountain Communications, LLC Telecommunications 450 450
 43 BKD, LLP (HQ) Financial 434 2,642
 44 Southwest Baptist University Education 425 425
 45 The Carlstar Group Manufacturing 420 3,500
 46 Oxford HealthCare Healthcare 415 821
 47 Evangel University Education 400 400
 48 John Deere Reman-Springfield Manufacturing 400 57,180
 49 Ozarks Area Community Action Corp. Social Assistance 400 400
 50 Jordan Valley Community Health Center Healthcare 393 436
 51 Drury University Education 384 384
 52 Indiana Western Express Transportation 380 517
 53 3M Company Manufacturing 375 91,584
 54 Lakeland Behavioral Health Healthcare 370 21,000
 55 Positronic Industries (HQ) Manufacturing 362 362
 56 Ozarks Community Hospital Healthcare 354 677
 57 Bolivar R-I School District Education 354 354
 58 NorthStar Battery Manufacturing 350 972
 59 Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Manufacturing 350 350
 60 Reckitt Benckiser Manufacturing 335 27,111
 61 Murney Associates, Realtors Real Estate 330 330
 62 Logan-Rogersville School District Education 324 324
 63 ABEC, Inc. 285 285
 64 American Dehydrated Foods Manufacturing 282 282
65 Integrity Home Care Healthcare 277 897
 66 Amprod Holdings, LLC Manufacturing 270 279
 67 John Q. Hammons Company, Inc. Hospitality 260 3,364
 68 Trailiner Corp. Transportation 250 250
 69 Commerce Bank Financial 250 4,686
 70 Hiland Dairy Co. Manufacturing 250 1,350*

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