The 100 Largest Companies In Alabama For 2020

By Chris Kolmar - Jan. 29, 2020

If you live in Alabama and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

What’s The Largest Company In Alabama?

Encompass Health is the largest company headquartered in Alabama based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 29,298 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Alabama’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Alabama.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Alabama’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Encompass Health
  2. Regions Financial
  3. The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  4. Civil Air Patrol
  5. Bfw Liquidation
  6. BE&K
  7. Auburn University
  8. Vulcan Materials Company
  9. Raycom Media
  10. BL Harbert International

Encompass Health comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Alabama

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Alabama with at least 100 employees. That left us with 480 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Alabama.

As it turns out, Encompass Health looks to the be the biggest company in Alabama clocking in with 29,298 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Alabama ranked.

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Alabama

Rank Company City Employees
1 Encompass Health Birmingham 29,298
2 Regions Financial Birmingham 19,969
3 The University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham 11,460
4 Civil Air Patrol Montgomery 10,500
5 Bfw Liquidation Birmingham 9,843
6 BE&K Birmingham 9,000
7 Auburn University Auburn 8,770
8 Vulcan Materials Company Birmingham 8,373
9 Raycom Media Montgomery 8,300
10 BL Harbert International Birmingham 7,000
11 Motion Industries Birmingham 6,974
12 Drummond Birmingham 6,800
13 Onin Staffing Birmingham 6,500
14 Hibbett Sports Birmingham 6,250
15 McWane Birmingham 6,000
16 CNHI Montgomery 5,686
17 PJ United Birmingham 5,500
18 Books-A-Million Birmingham 5,400
19 NHS Management Tuscaloosa 5,304
20 Bell Media Montgomery 5,001
21 BBB Industries Daphne 5,000
22 EBSCO Industries Birmingham 5,000
23 Skilstaf Alexander City 5,000
24 Peco Foods Tuscaloosa 4,934
25 Children’s of Alabama Birmingham 4,751
26 DCH Health System Tuscaloosa 4,683
27 AAA Cooper Transportation Dothan 4,500
28 Sequel Youth and Family Services Huntsville 4,327
29 Army Fleet Support Fort Rucker 4,122
30 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa 4,000
31 Mercedes Benz US International Vance 4,000
32 State of Alabama Montgomery 3,940
33 O’Neal Steel Birmingham 3,700
34 Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Madison 3,450
35 Austal USA Mobile 3,269
36 Mobile Infirmary Mobile 3,000
37 Bonnie Plants Union Springs 3,000
38 Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Montgomery 3,000
39 MED WEST Bessemer 3,000
40 Southeast Alabama Medical Center Dothan 3,000
41 Quality Restaurant Concepts Birmingham 3,000
42 DecaturMorganHosp Decatur 3,000
43 JIM WALTER RESOURCES Brookwood 3,000
44 East Alabama Medical Center Opelika 3,000
45 MED CENT EAST CREDIT UNION Birmingham 3,000
46 Protective Life Birmingham 2,957
47 Metro Bank Birmingham 2,831
48 Wind Creek Hospitality Atmore 2,748
49 Shipt Birmingham 2,740
50 Alliance HR Services Madison 2,400
51 Infinity Property & Casualty Birmingham 2,400
52 Brasfield & Gorrie Birmingham 2,400
53 City of Mobile Mobile 2,300
54 Alabama Farmers Cooperative Decatur 2,300
55 PCH Hotels & Resorts Mobile 2,276
56 Rite Way Service Birmingham 2,200
57 Ligon Industries Birmingham 2,155
58 Buffalo Rock Birmingham 2,100
59 Providence Hospital Mobile 2,000
60 ADTRAN Huntsville 2,000
61 Education Corporation of America Birmingham 2,000
62 Computer Programs and Systems Mobile 2,000
63 Dynamic Security Muscle Shoals 2,000
64 Jefferson County Schools Homewood 2,000
65 Dynetics Huntsville 1,900
66 Carr, Riggs & Ingram Enterprise 1,878
67 Maples Industries Scottsboro 1,850
68 Southern Medical Health Systems Mobile 1,818
69 Larry Blumberg & Associates Dothan 1,800
70 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville 1,750
71 Goldco LLC – DBA Burger King Dothan 1,700
72 CRC Insurance Services Birmingham 1,700
73 Shelby County Schools Columbiana 1,605
74 North American Bus Industries Anniston 1,594
75 Altec Industries Birmingham 1,550
76 U of South Alabama Mobile 1,540
77 AM/NS Calvert Calvert 1,535
78 G & R Mineral Services Irondale 1,500
79 University of South Alabama Mobile 1,500
80 IXS Huntsville 1,500
81 Cobb Theatres Birmingham 1,500
82 Hoover City Schools Birmingham 1,500
83 Thompson Tractor Birmingham 1,500
84 Kwajalein Range Services Huntsville 1,500
85 Security Engineers Birmingham 1,450
86 Tuskegee University Tuskegee 1,420
87 The Womans Imaging Center Foley 1,300
88 VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Mobile 1,300
89 Gadsden Regional Medical Center Gadsden 1,300
90 Wesfam Restaurants Huntsville 1,300
91 Sl Tennessee Alexander City 1,300
92 Sylvest Farms Montgomery 1,300
93 Tiffin Motorhomes Red Bay 1,278
94 Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Talladega 1,266
95 Restore Therapy Services Pelham 1,253
96 ABC 33/40 Birmingham 1,250
97 Abaco Systems Huntsville 1,222
98 NaphCare Birmingham 1,215
99 Wellborn Cabinet Ashland 1,207
100 Marshall Durbin Companies Irondale 1,200

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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