The 100 Largest Companies In Kansas For 2020

by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 9 months ago

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

What’s The Largest Company In Kansas?

Koch Industries is the largest company headquartered in Kansas based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 120,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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

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

  1. Koch Industries
  2. Butler Transport
  3. Dillons Supermarkets
  4. Synergy Group
  5. Sprint
  6. NPC International
  7. YRC Freight
  8. The University of Kansas
  9. AMC Theatres
  10. YRC Regional Transportation

Koch Industries 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 Kansas

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 Kansas with at least 100 employees. That left us with 405 companies.

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

As it turns out, Koch Industries looks to the be the biggest company in Kansas clocking in with 120,000 employees.

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

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Kansas

Rank Company City Employees
1 Koch Industries Wichita 120,000
2 Butler Transport Kansas City 47,992
3 Dillons Supermarkets Hutchinson 47,000
4 Synergy Group Overland Park 40,000
5 Sprint Overland Park 30,000
6 NPC International Overland Park 29,000
7 YRC Freight Overland Park 23,000
8 The University of Kansas Lawrence 22,620
9 AMC Theatres Leawood 22,284
10 YRC Regional Transportation Overland Park 20,000
11 YRC Worldwide Overland Park 19,000
12 Spirit AeroSystems Wichita 15,500
13 Favorite Healthcare Staffing Overland Park 15,000
14 Seaboard Merriam 11,800
15 Black & Veatch Overland Park 11,500
16 Via Christi Health Wichita 10,000
17 Towne Park Wichita 8,053
18 Payless ShoeSource Topeka 7,410
19 Euronet Worldwide Leawood 7,100
20 Dairy Farmers of America Kansas City 6,000
21 Associated Wholesale Grocers Kansas City 5,500
22 Stormont Vail Health Topeka 4,500
23 KBP Foods Overland Park 4,500
24 Terracon Olathe 4,500
25 University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City 4,410
26 Ashland Hospital Ashland 4,200
27 Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. Overland Park 4,037
28 WireCo WorldGroup Prairie Village 3,800
29 Medicalodges Coffeyville 3,721
30 WichitaPublicSchools Wichita 3,250
31 Tavistock Restaurants Wichita 3,200
32 Olathe Health Gardner 3,000
33 Premier Blue Topeka 3,000
34 Newton Livestock Newton 3,000
35 Summit Medical Ctr Leawood 3,000
36 Watco Companies Pittsburg 3,000
37 Hispanic Ministry Kansas City 2,750
38 The University of Kansas Health System Kansas City 2,750
39 Hill’s Pet Nutrition Topeka 2,700
40 Delaware Life Insurance Topeka 2,590
41 Kansas Department of Transportation Topeka 2,515
42 Waddell & Reed Overland Park 2,329
43 Westar Energy Topeka 2,254
44 Johnson County Community College Overland Park 2,250
45 Blue Beacon International Salina 2,045
46 Cosentino’s Food Stores Prairie Village 2,000
47 DH Pace Olathe 2,000
48 Nueterra Holdings Leawood 1,828
49 Compass Minerals Overland Park 1,778
50 Westlake Hardware Lenexa 1,700
51 KU Topeka Topeka 1,700
52 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Topeka 1,613
53 Maggiano’s Little Italy Overland Park 1,555
54 Kwik Shop Hutchinson 1,507
55 The LDF Companies Wichita 1,500
56 Deffenbaugh Industries Kansas City 1,500
57 American Pizza Partners Lp Wichita 1,450
58 Axelacare Health Solutions Lenexa 1,352
59 Johnson County Olathe 1,301
60 Epiq Systems Kansas City 1,300
61 MIQ Logistics Overland Park 1,300
62 Great Plains Health Alliance Phillipsburg 1,289
63 City of Wichita Kansas Wichita 1,250
64 Lawrence Memorial Hospital Lawrence 1,200
65 Mediware Lenexa 1,200
66 Overland Solutions Overland Park 1,180
67 Great Southern Bank Paola 1,101
68 Grafton Staffing Overland Park 1,100
69 High Plains Pizza Liberal 1,100
70 Koch Chemical Technology Group Wichita 1,099
71 SEKISUI SPI Kansas City 1,098
72 TR Lodging Enterprises Wichita 1,010
73 Taco Tico Wichita 1,000
74 San Francisco Music Box Lenexa 1,000
75 Encore Receivable Management Olathe 1,000
76 Haddad Restaurant Group Kansas City 1,000
77 Ottawa University Ottawa 990
78 Concorde Career Colleges Mission 983
79 INTRUST Bank Wichita 939
80 Clearwire Overland Park 932
81 NIC Olathe 929
82 Legend Senior Living Wichita 923
83 Cobalt Boats Neodesha 910
84 Foley Equipment Wichita 905
85 Pioneer Balloon Co Wichita 900
86 Koch-Glitsch Wichita 900
87 Collins Industries Hutchinson 900
88 Myron Green Merriam 886
89 Ascend Learning Leawood 875
90 Engineered Air De Soto 870
91 Utility Contractors Wichita 870
92 Airxcel Wichita 864
93 KVC Behavioral Healthcare Olathe 861
94 P1 Group Lenexa 825
95 Quality Technology Services Overland Park 818
96 CommunityAmerica Credit Union Lenexa 800
97 Sheplers Wichita 800
98 Great Plains Mfg Salina 780
99 Daland Wichita 774
100 Rayes Ellis 759

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