The 100 Largest Companies In Missouri For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 7 months ago

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

What’s The Largest Company In Missouri?

Ascension Health is the largest company headquartered in Missouri based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 109,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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

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

  1. Ascension Health
  2. Emerson Electric Co
  3. O’Reilly Automotive
  4. Enterprise Holdings
  5. Central Bank
  6. Edward D Jones & Co LP
  7. Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  8. Centene
  9. BJC HealthCare
  10. Anheuser-Busch

Ascension Health 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 Missouri

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 Missouri with at least 100 employees. That left us with 745 companies.

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

As it turns out, Ascension Health looks to the be the biggest company in Missouri clocking in with 109,000 employees.

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

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Missouri

Rank Company City Employees
1 Ascension Health Clayton 109,000
2 Emerson Electric Co Saint Louis 103,500
3 O’Reilly Automotive Springfield 74,580
4 Enterprise Holdings Clayton 68,993
5 Central Bank Jefferson City 37,162
6 Edward D Jones & Co LP Des Peres 36,000
7 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Saint Louis 34,790
8 Centene Saint Louis 33,700
9 BJC HealthCare Saint Louis 31,510
10 Anheuser-Busch Saint Louis 30,849
11 Panera Bread Saint Louis 27,500
12 Express Scripts Saint Louis 26,600
13 Amdocs Chesterfield 26,200
14 Cerner North Kansas City 26,000
15 Leggett & Platt Carthage 23,000
16 Monsanto Creve Coeur 20,800
17 Mercy Chesterfield 20,610
18 Hallmark Kansas City 16,000
19 Schnucks Saint Louis 15,600
20 Caleres Clayton 13,400
21 Saint Luke’s Health System Kansas City 12,000
22 Bass Pro Shops Springfield 12,000
23 Electrical Components International Creve Coeur 12,000
24 Washington University in St. Louis University City 11,770
25 Assessment Resource Center Columbia 10,880
26 SARA Lee Bakery Group Saint Louis 10,001
27 AMF BOWLING WORLDWIDE Bland 10,001
28 Hussmann International Bridgeton 9,100
29 Post Holdings Brentwood 8,700
30 Ameren Saint Louis 8,629
31 Graybar Clayton 8,500
32 Purina Saint Louis 7,620
33 MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS Saint Peters 7,500
34 Peabody Energy Saint Louis 7,100
35 Alamo Rent a Car Clayton 7,000
36 Stifel Financial Saint Louis 6,977
37 Kansas City Southern Kansas City 6,820
38 Saint Louis University Saint Louis 6,800
39 Jack Henry & Associates Monett 6,511
40 Olin Clayton 6,400
41 Mercy Hospital Springfield Springfield 6,300
42 Rose International Chesterfield 6,000
43 Edgewell Personal Care Chesterfield 5,900
44 Build-A-Bear Workshop Overland 5,643
45 MULTIVAC Group Kansas City 5,600
46 Missouri Department of Transportation Jefferson City 5,511
47 Saint Francis Medical Center Cape Girardeau 5,500
48 Aegion Chesterfield 5,239
49 Carondelet Health Network Kansas City 5,218
50 Burns & McDonnell Kansas City 5,128
51 Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City 5,000
52 Prime Springfield 5,000
53 Dierbergs Markets Chesterfield 5,000
54 Energizer Holdings Saint Louis 4,800
55 Commerce Bancshares Kansas City 4,727
56 Food Giant Supermarkets Sikeston 4,500
57 SunEdison Semiconductor Saint Peters 4,400
58 Aegis Ballwin 4,300
59 Maritz Holdings Fenton 4,250
60 Premium Retail Services Chesterfield 4,000
61 Patriot Coal Saint Louis 4,000
62 Bunzl Distribution Creve Coeur 3,985
63 Trans States Holdings Bridgeton 3,944
64 UMB Financial Kansas City 3,887
65 Jack Cooper Kansas City 3,855
66 Butler Manufacturing Kansas City 3,812
67 Cassidy Turley Saint Louis 3,809
68 HNTB Kansas City 3,800
69 Americare Systems Marceline 3,800
70 Arch Coal Saint Louis 3,790
71 Lockton Companies Kansas City 3,726
72 CPC Logistics Chesterfield 3,700
73 UMKC Kansas City 3,540
74 Missouri State University Springfield 3,430
75 Robert Family Holdings Winfield 3,400
76 Spire Saint Louis 3,296
77 Insituform Technologies Chesterfield 3,280
78 Freeman Health System Joplin 3,272
79 McCarthy Building Companies Saint Louis 3,271
80 St. Louis Community College Bridgeton 3,100
81 Peterson Manufacturing Co Grandview 3,100
82 Public Works-Household Waste Columbia 3,000
83 Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Poplar Bluff 3,000
84 SLUCare Saint Louis 3,000
85 Contico Bridgeton 3,000
86 Cosco Products Wright City 3,000
87 SPORLAN VALVE Washington 3,000
88 SENSIENT COLORS Saint Louis 3,000
89 KANSAS CITY ROYALS BASEBALL Kansas City 3,000
90 U.S. Engineering Kansas City 3,000
91 MU Health Care Columbia 3,000
92 St. Louis Children’s Hospital Saint Louis 2,959
93 Great Plains Energy Kansas City 2,935
94 Delmar Gardens Family Chesterfield 2,908
95 HBE Creve Coeur 2,907
96 True Manufacturing OFallon 2,886
97 Church of the Nazarene Kansas City 2,868
98 Helzberg Diamond Shops North Kansas City 2,825
99 Triumph Foods Saint Joseph 2,801
100 Perficient Saint Louis 2,800

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