The 100 Largest Companies In Mississippi For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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If you live in Mississippi and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

What’s The Largest Company In Mississippi?

Sanderson Farms is the largest company headquartered in Mississippi based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 14,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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

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

  1. Sanderson Farms
  2. Greek Orthodox Church Of Holy
  3. Island View Casino Resort
  4. Ameristar Casino Vicksburg
  5. The Yates Companies
  6. University of Mississippi Medical Center
  7. Mississippi State University
  8. North Mississippi Medical Center
  9. J D Williams Library U Of Miss
  10. BancorpSouth

Sanderson Farms 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 Mississippi

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 Mississippi with at least 100 employees. That left us with 203 companies.

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

As it turns out, Sanderson Farms looks to the be the biggest company in Mississippi clocking in with 14,000 employees.

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

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Mississippi

Rank Company City Employees
1 Sanderson Farms Laurel 14,000
2 Greek Orthodox Church Of Holy Biloxi 7,500
3 Island View Casino Resort Gulfport 7,300
4 Ameristar Casino Vicksburg Vicksburg 7,200
5 The Yates Companies Philadelphia 7,000
6 University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson 6,000
7 Mississippi State University Mississippi State 5,960
8 North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo 5,618
9 J D Williams Library U Of Miss University 5,000
10 BancorpSouth Tupelo 4,445
11 The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg 3,710
12 Hancock Whitney Gulfport 3,540
13 Cal-Maine Foods Jackson 3,508
14 RPM Pizza Gulfport 3,500
15 Tenix Holdings Biloxi 3,269
16 Beau Rivage Resort Biloxi 3,145
17 The Regional Cancer Center Pascagoula 3,000
18 Baptist Medical Clinics Jackson 3,000
19 South Central Regional Medical Center Laurel 3,000
20 Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville 3,000
21 Pearl River Resort Philadelphia 2,700
22 Yates Construction Philadelphia 2,588
23 Peavey Electronics Meridian 2,400
24 IP Casino Resort Spa Biloxi 2,300
25 Rush Health Systems Meridian 2,103
26 Singing River Health System Pascagoula 2,100
27 Renasant Bank Tupelo 1,965
28 Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth 1,928
29 West Quality Food Services Laurel 1,889
30 KLLM Transport Services Richland 1,851
31 Ergon Flowood 1,810
32 River Region Behavioral Health Vicksburg 1,800
33 MMI Hotel Group Flowood 1,627
34 MERIT HEALTH WESLEY Hattiesburg 1,590
35 Dunlap & Kyle Co Batesville 1,500
36 Hinds Community College Raymond 1,500
37 Valley Services Flowood 1,462
38 Hood Companies Hattiesburg 1,350
39 Progressive Pipeline Meridian 1,328
40 Green Janet Lynne Meridian 1,314
41 Mississippi Power Gulfport 1,253
42 Mississippi College Clinton 1,250
43 Ms Action for Progress Booneville 1,250
44 MINACT Jackson 1,226
45 United Furniture Industries Okolona 1,200
46 River Oaks Hospital Flowood 1,200
47 Franklin Houston 1,200
48 Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center McComb 1,100
49 WABI America Saltillo 1,100
50 St. Dominic Hospital Jackson 1,075
51 The Taylor Group Louisville 1,035
52 NMMC Tupelo 1,002
53 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, A Mutual Insurance Company Jackson 1,000
54 Jackie’s International Canton 1,000
55 Miller Transporters Jackson 1,000
56 Southern Motion Pontotoc 969
57 Boone Newspapers Natchez 961
58 Thousand Trails Gautier 942
59 Southern Healthcare Agency Ridgeland 922
60 Busby Companies Laurel 920
61 Irby Co. Jackson 900
62 Greenwood Leflore Hospital Greenwood 890
63 HM Richards Manufacturing Guntown 880
64 Biloxi Public Schools Biloxi 870
65 Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi Oxford 860
66 Central Ms Med Ctr Jackson 850
67 INSTITUTE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES Holly Springs 850
68 Sanderson Plumbing Products Columbus 817
69 Taylor Machine Works Louisville 810
70 American Furniture Manufacturing Co Ecru 800
71 Southern Pipe & Supply Meridian 800
72 President Broadwater Hotel Biloxi 800
73 Ivey Mechanical Kosciusko 790
74 Methodist Rehabilitation Ctr Jackson 765
75 HORIZON CASINO HOTEL Vicksburg 750
76 Mid-South Fair Southaven 750
77 Nursing management Biloxi 750
78 Mississippi University for Women Columbus 720
79 Caye Upholstery New Albany 700
80 DWServices FP Columbia 700
81 Gemstone Foods Brandon 700
82 BankPlus Belzoni 698
83 Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Jackson 668
84 Belhaven University Jackson 660
85 Silver Slipper Casino Hotel Bay Saint Louis 650
86 Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Gulfport 643
87 Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel Biloxi 629
88 CB&S Bank Clarksdale 623
89 Butler Snow Ridgeland 619
90 Warrior Energy Services Columbus 609
91 Palace Casino Resort Biloxi 602
92 Oktibbeha County Hospital Starkville 600
93 Corinthian Corinth 600
94 FL Crane & Sons Fulton 600
95 Boomtown Casino Biloxi Biloxi 600
96 Heartland Catfish Itta Bena 593
97 Eutaw Construction Madison 590
98 BankFirst Financial Services Columbus 586
99 Hol-Mac Bay Springs 581
100 Total Transportation of MS Pearl 575

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