The 100 Largest Companies In Mississippi For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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

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 (Jobs)

  2. Alley (Jobs)

  3. Greek Orthodox Church Of Holy (Jobs)

  4. Island View Casino Resort (Jobs)

  5. The Yates Companies (Jobs)

  6. Mississippi State University (Jobs)

  7. University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jobs)

  8. North Mississippi Medical Center (Jobs)

  9. J D Williams Library U Of Miss (Jobs)

  10. Sims Metal Management Mississippi (Jobs)

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 188 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.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Mississippi

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Sanderson Farms Laurel 14,000 Jobs
2 Alley Ridgeland 8,200 Jobs
3 Greek Orthodox Church Of Holy Biloxi 7,500 Jobs
4 Island View Casino Resort Gulfport 7,300 Jobs
5 The Yates Companies Philadelphia 7,000 Jobs
6 Mississippi State University Mississippi State 6,250 Jobs
7 University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson 5,750 Jobs
8 North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo 5,618 Jobs
9 J D Williams Library U Of Miss University 4,750 Jobs
10 Sims Metal Management Mississippi Sherman 4,561 Jobs
11 BancorpSouth Tupelo 4,445 Jobs
12 The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg 4,000 Jobs
13 Hancock Whitney Gulfport 3,887 Jobs
14 Cal-Maine Foods Jackson 3,508 Jobs
15 RPM Pizza Gulfport 3,500 Jobs
16 Tenix Holdings Biloxi 3,269 Jobs
17 The Regional Cancer Center Pascagoula 3,000 Jobs
18 Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville 3,000 Jobs
19 Rush Foundation Hospital – Human Resources Meridian 3,000 Jobs
20 Trustmark Jackson 2,858 Jobs
21 Denmiss Flowood 2,812 Jobs
22 Jackson Public Schools Jackson 2,750 Jobs
23 Pearl River Resort Philadelphia 2,700 Jobs
24 Yates Construction Philadelphia 2,588 Jobs
25 Ergon, Jackson 2,500 Jobs
26 Peavey Electronics Meridian 2,400 Jobs
27 Singing River Health System Pascagoula 2,100 Jobs
28 Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth 1,928 Jobs
29 Renasant Tupelo 1,900 Jobs
30 West Quality Food Service Laurel 1,889 Jobs
31 KLLM Transport Services Richland 1,851 Jobs
32 River Region Behavioral Health Vicksburg 1,800 Jobs
33 St. Dominic Hospital Jackson 1,750 Jobs
34 Telapex Ridgeland 1,734 Jobs
35 MMI Hotel Group Flowood 1,627 Jobs
36 Merit Health Wesley Hattiesburg 1,590 Jobs
37 Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company Ridgeland 1,528 Jobs
38 Hinds Community College Raymond 1,500 Jobs
39 Dunlap Kyle Co Batesville 1,500 Jobs
40 Valley Services Flowood 1,462 Jobs
41 Community Eldercare Services Tupelo 1,409 Jobs
42 Progressive Pipeline Meridian 1,328 Jobs
43 Anderson Regional Medical Center Meridian 1,314 Jobs
44 Southern Tire Mart Columbia 1,300 Jobs
45 Mississippi Power Gulfport 1,253 Jobs
46 Mississippi College Clinton 1,250 Jobs
47 Ms Action for Progress Booneville 1,250 Jobs
48 Howard Industries Laurel 1,250 Jobs
49 Thornton R Cleek Memorial Hospice of Randolph County Gulfport 1,250 Jobs
50 MINACT Jackson 1,226 Jobs
51 Franklin Houston 1,200 Jobs
52 United Furniture Industries Tupelo 1,200 Jobs
53 Young Williams PA Ridgeland 1,156 Jobs
54 Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center McComb 1,100 Jobs
55 WABI America Saltillo 1,100 Jobs
56 Riverboat Corp of Mississippi Biloxi 1,100 Jobs
57 The Taylor Group Louisville 1,035 Jobs
58 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, A Mutual Insurance Company Jackson 1,000 Jobs
59 Jackie’s International Canton 1,000 Jobs
60 SCU Jackson 1,000 Jobs
61 Horne Ridgeland 1,000 Jobs
62 Starkville School District Starkville 1,000 Jobs
63 Miller Transporters Jackson 1,000 Jobs
64 Southern Motion Pontotoc 969 Jobs
65 Thousand Trails Gautier 942 Jobs
66 Southern Healthcare Agency Ridgeland 922 Jobs
67 Busby Companies Laurel 920 Jobs
68 Viking Range Greenwood 900 Jobs
69 B and B Management Ridgeland 900 Jobs
70 Greenwood Leflore Hospital Greenwood 890 Jobs
71 H.M. Richards Guntown 880 Jobs
72 Hudspeth Regional Center Pearl 870 Jobs
73 Friends of Children of Mississippi, Richland 870 Jobs
74 Central Ms Med Ctr Jackson 850 Jobs
75 Institute of Community Services, Holly Springs 850 Jobs
76 Southern River Restaurants Natchez 841 Jobs
77 Sanderson Plumbing Products Columbus 817 Jobs
78 Taylor Machine Works Louisville 810 Jobs
79 Southern Pipe Supply Meridian 800 Jobs
80 Newman Lumber Gulfport 800 Jobs
81 American Furniture Manufacturing Co Ecru 800 Jobs
82 President Broadwater Hotel Biloxi 800 Jobs
83 Ivey Mechanical Kosciusko 790 Jobs
84 Methodist Rehabilitation Ctr Jackson 765 Jobs
85 Nursing management Biloxi 750 Jobs
86 U-Save Car Truck Rental Jackson 750 Jobs
87 Horizon Casino Hotel Vicksburg 750 Jobs
88 Frederick’s of Hollywood Natchez 720 Jobs
89 Belhaven University Jackson 720 Jobs
90 Irby Construction Company Richland 700 Jobs
91 Caye Upholstery New Albany 700 Jobs
92 DeepWell Energy Services Columbia 700 Jobs
93 Community Bancshares of Mississippi Brandon 697 Jobs
94 Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Jackson 668 Jobs
95 Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Gulfport 643 Jobs
96 BankPlus Belzoni 630 Jobs
97 Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel Biloxi 629 Jobs
98 CBS Bank Clarksdale 623 Jobs
99 Butler Snow Ridgeland 619 Jobs
100 Palace Casino Resort Biloxi 602 Jobs

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Author

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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