These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Kansas

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 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.

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 headquarted 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. YRC Worldwide
  6. NPC International
  7. Sprint
  8. Payless ShoeSource
  9. AMC Theatres
  10. Favorite Healthcare Staffing

Koch Industries 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 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 379 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 70,000 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:

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Kansas

Rank Company City Employees
1 Koch Industries Wichita 70,000
2 Butler Transport Kansas City 47,992
3 Dillons Supermarkets Hutchinson 47,000
4 Synergy Group Overland Park 40,000
5 YRC Worldwide Overland Park 32,000
6 NPC International Overland Park 29,000
7 Sprint Overland Park 28,000
8 Payless ShoeSource Topeka 25,000
9 AMC Theatres Leawood 22,284
10 Favorite Healthcare Staffing Overland Park 15,000
11 Spirit AeroSystems Wichita 14,400
12 Seaboard Mission 12,000
13 Security Benefit Topeka 10,316
14 Black & Veatch Leawood 8,495
15 The University of Kansas Lawrence 7,130
16 Dairy Farmers of America Kansas City 7,000
17 Euronet Worldwide Leawood 6,200
18 Associated Wholesale Grocers Kansas City 5,500
19 KBP Foods Overland Park 4,500
20 INVISTA Wichita 4,500
21 Performance Contracting Lenexa 4,000
22 University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City 3,900
23 WireCo WorldGroup Prairie Village 3,800
24 Medicalodges Coffeyville 3,721
25 Ferrellgas Overland Park 3,685
26 Terracon Olathe 3,130
27 Compass Minerals Overland Park 3,103
28 Summit Medical Ctr Leawood 3,000
29 Johnson Co Community College Overland Park 3,000
30 Watco Companies Pittsburg 3,000
31 KDOT Topeka 3,000
32 Universal Underwriters Group Inc Overland Park 3,000
33 Premier Blue Topeka 3,000
34 WichitaPublicSchools Wichita 3,000
35 Church of the Nazarene Lenexa 2,868
36 The University of Kansas Health System Kansas City 2,750
37 Via Christi Health Wichita 2,750
38 Hispanic Ministry Kansas City 2,750
39 Hill’s Pet Nutrition Topeka 2,700
40 Westar Energy Topeka 2,254
41 Blue Beacon Truck Washes Salina 2,045
42 Cosentino’s Food Stores Prairie Village 2,000
43 Nueterra Leawood 1,828
44 Westlake Hardware Lenexa 1,700
45 KU Topeka Topeka 1,700
46 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Topeka 1,613
47 Amarr Lawrence 1,576
48 Beauty Brands Lenexa 1,530
49 Kwik Shop Hutchinson 1,507
50 The LDF Companies Wichita 1,500
51 Stormont Vail Health Topeka 1,429
52 MY-LOR Independence 1,426
53 Johnson County, Kan. Olathe 1,301
54 MIQ Logistics Overland Park 1,300
55 Great Plains Health Alliance Phillipsburg 1,289
56 Olathe Health Olathe 1,250
57 City of Wichita Kansas Wichita 1,250
58 Triad Electric & Controls Independence 1,200
59 Lawrence Memorial Hospital Lawrence 1,200
60 Overland Solutions Overland Park 1,180
61 Grafton Staffing Overland Park 1,100
62 DH Pace Olathe 1,060
63 Landmark Software Independence 1,022
64 Lodging Enterprises Wichita 1,010
65 Encore Receivable Management, Inc. Olathe 1,000
66 San Francisco Music Box Lenexa 1,000
67 INTRUST Bank Wichita 939
68 Ottawa University Ottawa 930
69 NIC Olathe 929
70 Legend Senior Livingâ„¢ Wichita 923
71 Cobalt Boats Neodesha 910
72 Hood Packaging Independence 901
73 Koch-Glitsch Wichita 900
74 Anza Textile Independence 900
75 Qualatex Wichita 900
76 GTM Sportswear Manhattan 900
77 Treat America Merriam 886
78 Ascend Learning Leawood 875
79 Engineered Air De Soto 870
80 The Bradbury Co. Moundridge 865
81 Airxcel Wichita 864
82 KVC Health Systems Olathe 861
83 P1 Group Lenexa 825
84 Sheplers Wichita 800
85 Daland Corporation Wichita 774
86 Dickinson Theatres Overland Park 750
87 Southeast Kansas Education Svc Junction City 750
88 Love Box Company LLC Wichita 750
89 Great Plains Mfg. Salina 750
90 Kansas City Community College District, Kansas Kansas City 750
91 CommunityAmerica Credit Union Lenexa 737
92 Midwest Health Topeka 720
93 Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System Hutchinson 720
94 Phil Landoll Marysville 704
95 ScriptPro Mission 702
96 Air Midwest Inc Wichita 700
97 WGS Global Services LC Independence 700
98 Creekstone Farms Arkansas City 700
99 Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC Wichita 676
100 Eby Group, Inc. Olathe 659

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