The 100 Largest Companies In Arkansas For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 3 months ago

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

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Arkansas’ 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 Arkansas.

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

  1. Walmart
  2. Tyson Foods
  3. Dillard’s
  4. Sam’s Club
  5. J.B. Hunt Transport Services
  6. ArcBest
  7. Windstream
  8. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  9. Chuy’s
  10. Murphy USA

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

How we identified the biggest companies in Arkansas

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 Arkansas with at least 100 employees. That left us with 236 companies.

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

As it turns out, Walmart looks to the be the biggest company in Arkansas clocking in with 2,300,000 employees.

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

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Arkansas job scene here:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Arkansas

Rank Company City Employees
1 Walmart Bentonville 2,300,000
2 Tyson Foods Springdale 114,000
3 Dillard’s Little Rock 30,800
4 Sam’s Club Bentonville 27,940
5 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Lowell 22,190
6 ArcBest Fort Smith 13,000
7 Windstream Little Rock 11,870
8 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock 10,550
9 Chuy’s Rogers 8,200
10 Murphy USA El Dorado 6,600
11 George’s Springdale 6,246
12 Lofton Staffing Little Rock 5,800
13 Arvest Bank Bentonville 5,730
14 Harps Food Stores Springdale 4,729
15 Simmons Foods Siloam Springs 4,509
16 State of Arkansas Little Rock 3,710
17 Arkansas Department of Transportation Little Rock 3,693
18 OK Foods Fort Smith 3,600
19 Acxiom Conway 3,260
20 K-MAC Enterprises Inc Fort Smith 3,000
21 ST VINCENT INFIRMARY MED CENT Little Rock 3,000
22 JRMC Pine Bluff 3,000
23 University of Central Arkansas Conway 2,690
24 PAM Transport Springdale 2,463
25 Wehco Bryant 2,400
26 Fort Smith HMA LLC Fort Smith 2,350
27 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock 2,340
28 Bank OZK Little Rock 2,315
29 Arkansas Children’s Hospital Little Rock 2,300
30 Maverick Transportation North Little Rock 2,000
31 USA Truck Van Buren 2,000
32 Cobb-Vantress Siloam Springs 1,740
33 Bentonville Schools Bentonville 1,649
34 Arkansas State Tourism Little Rock 1,603
35 Home BancShares Conway 1,503
36 Riceland Foods Stuttgart 1,500
37 Lexicon Little Rock 1,500
38 L.A. Darling Paragould 1,500
39 White River Health Batesville 1,500
40 Stephen L LaFrance Pharmacy Inc Little Rock 1,500
41 America’s Car-Mart Bentonville 1,460
42 Unity Health Searcy 1,441
43 Propak Fort Smith 1,400
44 Pathfinder Jacksonville 1,400
45 FOURJAY North Little Rock 1,400
46 Baxter Regional Medical Center Mountain Home 1,358
47 Murphy Oil El Dorado 1,294
48 Action Barling 1,250
49 Stephens Little Rock 1,212
50 munroshoes Hot Springs 1,200
51 Washington Regional Fayetteville 1,200
52 Bumper To Bumper Little Rock 1,200
53 Willis Shaw Express Inc Elm Springs 1,099
54 Heifer International Little Rock 1,060
55 Vestcom Little Rock 1,050
56 Simmons Pet Food Inc Siloam Springs 1,050
57 Cloyes Dynagear Mex Fort Smith 1,031
58 Winrock International Little Rock 1,010
59 Bost Fort Smith 1,000
60 The Heritage Company Sherwood 1,000
61 Allied Wireless Communications Little Rock 1,000
62 Sager Creek Vegetable Siloam Springs 1,000
63 Sparks Health System Fort Smith 960
64 E.C. Barton & Co. Jonesboro 951
65 Tango Transport West Memphis 925
66 Nucor Steel Yamato Blytheville 922
67 Riverside Furniture Fort Smith 900
68 Southern Refrigerated Transport Texarkana 900
69 Aidells Sausage Company Inc Springdale 900
70 National Park Medical Center Hot Springs 900
71 Nabholz Conway 900
72 Goodwill Industries of Arkansas Little Rock 890
73 Arkansas Heart Hospital Little Rock 875
74 Arkansas Federal Credit Union Jacksonville 857
75 W&W / AFCO Steel Little Rock 852
76 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Little Rock 840
77 Union Christian Academy Fort Smith 800
78 Southern Bakeries Inc Hope 750
79 HARDING UNIV Searcy 750
80 First Step of Hamburg Hot Springs 750
81 OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Camden 750
82 Hytrol Jonesboro 750
83 De Wafelbakkers North Little Rock 750
84 Pipelife Siloam Springs 750
85 Ranger Boats Flippin 750
86 UA – Pulaski Tech North Little Rock 750
87 Oakley Grain Inc Yellow Bend McGehee 720
88 Consumer Testing Laboratories Bentonville 700
89 Ozark Mountain Poultry Rogers 682
90 CareLink North Little Rock 650
91 AMMC Surgery Clinic Paragould 640
92 White River Area Agency On Age Batesville 615
93 NEA Baptist Jonesboro 611
94 ARKANSAS HEALTH CENT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Benton 600
95 Producers Rice Mills Inc Stuttgart 600
96 Crain Kia Sherwood 600
97 Dow Building Services North Little Rock 600
98 Maruchan Bentonville 600
99 Hospice Home Care Little Rock 600
100 ABC Financial Services Sherwood 598

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