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 9,030 38,240
CoxHealth Systems Healthcare 7,891 10,825
Walmart Stores, Inc. Retail 3,917* 2,310,000
Springfield Public Schools Education 3,199 3,199
Bass Pro Shops | Tracker Marine (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 2,862 21,264
United States Government Government 2,400 2,744,000
State of Missouri Government 2,317 52,938
Missouri State University Education 2,184 2,775
Citizens Memorial Healthcare Healthcare 1,900 1,900
City of Springfield Government 1,596 1,596
SRC Holdings (HQ) Manufacturing 1,500 1,500
O’Reilly Auto Parts (HQ) Retail/Manufacturing 1,460 53,468
Chase Card Services Financial 1,449 260,000
Prime, Inc. (HQ) Transportation 1,151 4,391
Ozarks Technical Community College Education 1,086 1,104
TeleTech Telecommunications 1,048 40,000
Expedia, Inc. Telecommunications 995 16,172
City Utilities of Springfield Utility 959 959
Kraft Foods, Inc. Manufacturing 924 22,100
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Finance 899 5,905
American National Property & Casualty Co.  Insurance 879  918
Republic R-II School District  Education 802 802
Greene County Government 783 783
Ozark R-VI School District Education 762 762
T-Mobile USA Telecommunications 760 45,000
Burrell Behavioral Health (affiliate of Cox Health) Healthcare 717 952
General Council of the Assemblies of God (HQ) Religion 708 708
Nixa R-II School District Education 696 696
Willard R-II School District Education 644 644
AT&T Telecommunications 635 243,620
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Transportation 600 44,000
Loren Cook Company Manufacturing 600 700
Paul Mueller Company (HQ) Manufacturing 597 682
Great Southern Bank (HQ) Financial 563 1,115
Lowe’s Stores (4 locations) Retail 545 260,000
Associated Wholesale Grocers | Elite Logistics Transportation 494 5,500
Ozarks Community Hospital Healthcare 476 754
The Carlstar Group Manufacturing 475 4,100
Hutchens Industries Inc. Manufacturing 470 470
Southwest Baptist University Education 453 453
Reckitt Benckiser Manufacturing 446 35,000
Dairy Farmers of America Manufacturing 445 5,500
Drury University Education 414 414
Indiana Western Express Transportation 400 500
NorthStar Battery Manufacturing 394 600
BKD, LLP (HQ) Financial 393 2,250
Oxford HealthCare Healthcare 383 753
Bolivar R-I School District Education 360 360
Lakeland Behavioral Health Healthcare 350 4,000
Gold Mountain Communications, LLC Telecommunications 340 340
Integrity Home Care Healthcare 334 1,357
3M Company Manufacturing 332 89,800
Logan-Rogersville School District Education 323 323
John Q. Hammons Company Hospitality 309 7,407
Ozarks Regional YMCA Healthcare 276 404
Jordan Valley Community Health Center Healthcare 262 262
Commerce Bank Financial 255 4,686
American Products Manufacturing 250 279

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