The 100 Largest Companies In Kansas For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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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 Co. (Jobs)

  2. Koch Industries (Jobs)

  3. Koch Chemical Technology Group (Jobs)

  4. Dillons (Jobs)

  5. Synergy Group (Jobs)

  6. Sprint (Jobs)

  7. NPC International (Jobs)

  8. AMC Theatres (Jobs)

  9. YRC Freight (Jobs)

  10. YRC Worldwide (Jobs)

Koch Co. 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 415 companies.

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

As it turns out, Koch Co. 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.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Kansas

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Koch Co. Seneca 120,000 Jobs
2 Koch Industries Wichita 120,000 Jobs
3 Koch Chemical Technology Group Wichita 120,000 Jobs
4 Dillons Hutchinson 47,000 Jobs
5 Synergy Group Overland Park 40,000 Jobs
6 Sprint Overland Park 30,000 Jobs
7 NPC International Leawood 29,000 Jobs
8 AMC Theatres Leawood 22,284 Jobs
9 YRC Freight Overland Park 19,000 Jobs
10 YRC Worldwide Overland Park 19,000 Jobs
11 Spirit AeroSystems Wichita 18,000 Jobs
12 Payless ShoeSource Topeka 18,000 Jobs
13 Favorite Healthcare Staffing Overland Park 15,000 Jobs
14 Garmin Olathe 13,000 Jobs
15 Seaboard Merriam 11,800 Jobs
16 Security Benefit Topeka 10,316 Jobs
17 Via Christi Health Wichita 10,000 Jobs
18 INVISTA Wichita 10,000 Jobs
19 Houlihan’s Restaurants Leawood 8,061 Jobs
20 Towne Park Wichita 8,053 Jobs
21 Euronet Worldwide Leawood 7,100 Jobs
22 The University of Kansas Lawrence 6,500 Jobs
23 Dairy Farmers of America Kansas City 6,000 Jobs
24 Associated Wholesale Grocers Kansas City 5,500 Jobs
25 KBP Foods Overland Park 4,500 Jobs
26 Learjet Wichita 4,482 Jobs
27 Ashland Hospital Ashland 4,200 Jobs
28 Black Veatch Overland Park 4,065 Jobs
29 Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. Overland Park 4,037 Jobs
30 Performance Contracting Lenexa 4,000 Jobs
31 Terracon Olathe 3,803 Jobs
32 WireCo WorldGroup Prairie Village 3,800 Jobs
33 Medicalodges Coffeyville 3,721 Jobs
34 Tavistock Restaurants Wichita 3,200 Jobs
35 Summit Medical Ctr Leawood 3,000 Jobs
36 Newton Livestock Newton 3,000 Jobs
37 Gardner Family Care Olathe 3,000 Jobs
38 Kansas Judicial Branch Topeka 3,000 Jobs
39 Premier Blue Topeka 3,000 Jobs
40 Manhattan High School Manhattan 3,000 Jobs
41 Watco Companies Pittsburg 3,000 Jobs
42 South High School Olathe 3,000 Jobs
43 TEKsystems Wichita 2,900 Jobs
44 Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas Kansas City 2,750 Jobs
45 The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City 2,750 Jobs
46 Kansas Department of Transportation Topeka 2,515 Jobs
47 Johnson County Community College Overland Park 2,500 Jobs
48 Ceco Concrete Construction L.L.C. Overland Park 2,300 Jobs
49 Westar Energy Topeka 2,254 Jobs
50 Stormont Vail Health Topeka 2,250 Jobs
51 Wichita Public Schools Wichita 2,250 Jobs
52 Blue Beacon International Salina 2,045 Jobs
53 Johnson County Human Resources Olathe 2,000 Jobs
54 Infrasource Lenexa 2,000 Jobs
55 Cosentino’s Food Stores Prairie Village 2,000 Jobs
56 Nueterra Capital Leawood 1,828 Jobs
57 Compass Minerals Overland Park 1,778 Jobs
58 DH Pace Olathe 1,750 Jobs
59 The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus Topeka 1,700 Jobs
60 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Topeka 1,613 Jobs
61 Amarr Lawrence 1,576 Jobs
62 LDF Companies Wichita 1,500 Jobs
63 Great Plains Mfg. HR Salina 1,500 Jobs
64 City of Wichita Kansas Wichita 1,500 Jobs
65 Deffenbaugh Industries Kansas City 1,500 Jobs
66 American Pizza Partners Lp Wichita 1,450 Jobs
67 Axelacare Health Solutions Lenexa 1,352 Jobs
68 Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Hutchinson 1,303 Jobs
69 Epiq Systems Kansas City 1,300 Jobs
70 MIQ Logistics Overland Park 1,300 Jobs
71 Great Plains Health Alliance Phillipsburg 1,289 Jobs
72 Salina Regional Health Center Salina 1,250 Jobs
73 The IMA Financial Group Wichita 1,250 Jobs
74 Kansas City Kansas Public School Kansas City 1,250 Jobs
75 Ash Grove Cement Overland Park 1,250 Jobs
76 Lawrence Memorial Hospital Lawrence 1,200 Jobs
77 Overland Solutions Overland Park 1,180 Jobs
78 Overland Park Regional Medical Center Overland Park 1,125 Jobs
79 Grafton Staffing Overland Park 1,100 Jobs
80 Grayling Overland Park 1,100 Jobs
81 Coleman International Holdings Wichita 1,100 Jobs
82 Berry Companies Wichita 1,051 Jobs
83 TR Lodging Enterprises Wichita 1,010 Jobs
84 Bushnell Overland Park 1,005 Jobs
85 Encore Receivable Management Olathe 1,000 Jobs
86 Haddad Restaurant Group Kansas City 1,000 Jobs
87 Young Men’s Christian Association Of Wichita, Kansas Wichita 1,000 Jobs
88 Taco Tico Wichita 1,000 Jobs
89 San Francisco Music Box Lenexa 1,000 Jobs
90 Kwik Shop Hutchinson 960 Jobs
91 Ottawa University Ottawa 960 Jobs
92 Clearwire Overland Park 932 Jobs
93 NIC Olathe 929 Jobs
94 Legend Senior Living Wichita 923 Jobs
95 Cobalt Boats Neodesha 910 Jobs
96 Foley Equipment Wichita 905 Jobs
97 Collins Industries Hutchinson 900 Jobs
98 Sprinter Eastborough 900 Jobs
99 Pioneer Balloon Co Wichita 900 Jobs
100 Koch-Glitsch Wichita 900 Jobs

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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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