These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Kansas

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 8 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 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. YRC Worldwide
  6. NPC International
  7. Sprint
  8. AMC Theatres
  9. Favorite Healthcare Staffing
  10. Spirit AeroSystems

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 393 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 AMC Theatres Leawood 22,284
9 Favorite Healthcare Staffing Overland Park 15,000
10 Spirit AeroSystems Wichita 14,400
11 Seaboard Mission 12,000
12 Security Benefit Topeka 10,316
13 Via Christi Health Wichita 10,000
14 The University of Kansas Lawrence 7,240
15 Warnaco Independence 7,136
16 Dairy Farmers of America Kansas City 7,000
17 Payless ShoeSource Topeka 6,550
18 Euronet Worldwide Leawood 6,200
19 Associated Wholesale Grocers Kansas City 5,500
20 KBP Foods Overland Park 4,500
21 Stormont Vail Health Topeka 4,500
22 INVISTA Wichita 4,500
23 Black & Veatch Leawood 4,065
24 Performance Contracting Lenexa 4,000
25 WireCo WorldGroup Prairie Village 3,800
26 Medicalodges Coffeyville 3,721
27 Ferrellgas Overland Park 3,685
28 Terracon Olathe 3,130
29 Compass Minerals Overland Park 3,103
30 Newton Livestock Newton 3,000
31 Gardner Family Care Gardner 3,000
32 KDOT Topeka 3,000
33 Watco Companies Pittsburg 3,000
34 WichitaPublicSchools Wichita 3,000
35 Summit Medical Ctr Leawood 3,000
36 UNIVERSAL UNDERWRITERS GROUP Overland Park 3,000
37 Premier Blue Topeka 3,000
38 Church of the Nazarene Lenexa 2,868
39 The University of Kansas Health System Kansas City 2,750
40 Hispanic Ministry Kansas City 2,750
41 Hill’s Pet Nutrition Topeka 2,700
42 Westar Energy Topeka 2,254
43 Blue Beacon Truck Washes Salina 2,045
44 Johnson County Community College Overland Park 2,000
45 Cosentino’s Food Stores Prairie Village 2,000
46 Nueterra Leawood 1,828
47 Beauty Brands Lenexa 1,770
48 Westlake Hardware Lenexa 1,700
49 KU Topeka Topeka 1,700
50 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Topeka 1,613
51 Amarr Lawrence 1,576
52 Kwik Shop Hutchinson 1,507
53 The LDF Companies Wichita 1,500
54 MY-LOR Independence 1,426
55 Johnson County Olathe 1,370
56 MIQ Logistics Overland Park 1,300
57 Great Plains Health Alliance Phillipsburg 1,289
58 City of Wichita Kansas Wichita 1,250
59 Lawrence Memorial Hospital Lawrence 1,200
60 Triad Electric & Controls Independence 1,200
61 Overland Solutions Overland Park 1,180
62 Grafton Staffing Overland Park 1,100
63 DH Pace Olathe 1,060
64 AOS Overland Park 1,060
65 Landmark Software Independence 1,022
66 Lodging Enterprises Wichita 1,010
67 San Francisco Music Box Lenexa 1,000
68 Encore Receivable Management Olathe 1,000
69 Ottawa University Ottawa 990
70 INTRUST Bank Wichita 939
71 NIC Olathe 929
72 Legend Senior Living™ Wichita 923
73 Cobalt Boats Neodesha 910
74 Hood Packaging Independence 901
75 Anza Textile Independence 900
76 Qualatex Wichita 900
77 Koch-Glitsch Wichita 900
78 Treat America Merriam 886
79 Ascend Learning Leawood 875
80 Engineered Air De Soto 870
81 The Bradbury Co. Moundridge 865
82 Airxcel Wichita 864
83 KVC Health Systems Olathe 861
84 P1 Group Lenexa 825
85 Sheplers Wichita 800
86 Great Plains Mfg. Salina 780
87 Daland Corp Wichita 774
88 Southeast Kansas Education Svc Girard 750
89 KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT KANSAS Kansas City 750
90 Dickinson Theatres Overland Park 750
91 Love Box Co Inc Wichita 750
92 CommunityAmerica Credit Union Lenexa 737
93 Midwest Health Topeka 720
94 Phil Landoll Marysville 704
95 ScriptPro Mission 702
96 WGS Global Services LC Independence 700
97 Creekstone Farms Arkansas City 700
98 Air Midwest Inc Wichita 700
99 Koch Ag & Energy Solutions LLC Wichita 676
100 Newton Medical Center Newton 665

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