The 100 Largest Companies In Missouri For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 4 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.

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
  2. Emerson
  3. Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  4. O’Reilly Auto Parts
  5. Enterprise Holdings
  6. Panera Bread
  7. Edward Jones
  8. Anheuser-Busch
  9. Centene
  10. BJC HealthCare

Ascension 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 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 717 companies.

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

As it turns out, Ascension 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 Clayton 109,000
2 Emerson Saint Louis 103,500
3 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Saint Louis 93,000
4 O’Reilly Auto Parts Springfield 74,580
5 Enterprise Holdings Clayton 68,993
6 Panera Bread Saint Louis 50,000
7 Edward Jones Des Peres 36,000
8 Anheuser-Busch Saint Louis 30,849
9 Centene Saint Louis 30,500
10 BJC HealthCare Saint Louis 26,500
11 Express Scripts Saint Louis 25,600
12 Amdocs Chesterfield 25,561
13 Cerner Kansas City 24,400
14 Leggett & Platt Carthage 21,000
15 Monsanto Creve Coeur 20,800
16 Mercy Chesterfield 19,780
17 Schnucks Saint Louis 15,600
18 Bass Pro Shops Springfield 12,000
19 Caleres Clayton 12,000
20 Electrical Components International Creve Coeur 12,000
21 Washington University in St. Louis University City 11,600
22 University of Missouri Columbia 10,800
23 Sara Lee Bakery Group Inc Saint Louis 10,001
24 AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc Bland 10,001
25 Post Holdings Brentwood 8,700
26 Ameren Corporation Saint Louis 8,629
27 Graybar Clayton 8,500
28 DST Systems Kansas City 8,400
29 Belden Clayton 8,400
30 Purina Saint Louis 7,620
31 MEMC Electronic Materials Inc Saint Peters 7,500
32 Alamo Rent A Car Clayton 7,000
33 Stifel Saint Louis 6,977
34 Kansas City Southern Railway Kansas City 6,820
35 Peabody Energy Saint Louis 6,700
36 Olin Clayton 6,400
37 Barry-Wehmiller Companies Saint Louis 6,354
38 Edgewell Personal Care Chesterfield 6,000
39 Rose International Chesterfield 6,000
40 Jack Henry & Associates Monett 5,972
41 Missouri Department of Transportation Jefferson City 5,511
42 Saint Francis Medical Center Cape Girardeau 5,500
43 Aegion Chesterfield 5,239
44 Carondelet Health Kansas City 5,218
45 Burns & McDonnell Kansas City 5,128
46 Whelan Security Saint Louis 5,000
47 Prime Springfield 5,000
48 Saint Louis University Saint Louis 4,990
49 Commerce Bank Kansas City 4,805
50 Energizer Holdings Saint Louis 4,800
51 Food Giant Supermarkets Sikeston 4,500
52 SunEdison Semiconductor Limited Saint Peters 4,400
53 Aegis Corp Ballwin 4,300
54 Dierbergs Markets Chesterfield 4,100
55 Saint Luke’s Health System Kansas City 4,090
56 Arch Coal Saint Louis 4,025
57 Premium Retail Services Chesterfield 4,000
58 Patriot Coal Saint Louis 4,000
59 Bunzl Creve Coeur 3,985
60 Missouri State University Springfield 3,950
61 UMKC Kansas City 3,900
62 Jack Cooper Kansas City 3,855
63 Butler Manufacturing Kansas City 3,812
64 Cassidy Turley Inc Saint Louis 3,809
65 HNTB Kansas City 3,800
66 Pioneer Skilled Nursing Marceline 3,800
67 Lockton Companies Kansas City 3,726
68 CPC Logistics Chesterfield 3,700
69 UMB Bank Kansas City 3,688
70 Scottrade Saint Louis 3,614
71 Robert Family Holdings Winfield 3,400
72 Spire Saint Louis 3,296
73 Insituform Technologies LLC Chesterfield 3,280
74 Freeman Health System Joplin 3,272
75 McCarthy Building Companies Saint Louis 3,271
76 Peterson Manufacturing Co Grandview 3,100
77 Maritz Fenton 3,042
78 SLUCare Saint Louis 3,000
79 Sensient Colors Inc Saint Louis 3,000
80 U.S. Engineering Kansas City 3,000
81 Sporlan Valve Co Washington 3,000
82 Contico Bridgeton 3,000
83 KANSAS CITY ROYALS BASEBALL Kansas City 3,000
84 Public Works-Household Waste Columbia 3,000
85 McBride & Son Homes Kansas City 3,000
86 Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Poplar Bluff 3,000
87 MU Health Care Columbia 3,000
88 Centric Group Saint Louis 2,964
89 St. Louis Children’s Hospital Saint Louis 2,959
90 Delmar Gardens Family Chesterfield 2,908
91 HBE Creve Coeur 2,907
92 True Manufacturing OFallon 2,886
93 Great Plains Energy Kansas City 2,865
94 Helzberg Diamonds North Kansas City 2,825
95 Triumph Foods Saint Joseph 2,801
96 4M BuildingSolutions Saint Louis 2,800
97 Perficient Saint Louis 2,728
98 Seminis Seeds-US/CA Creve Coeur 2,700
99 Missouri Baptist Medical Center Saint Louis 2,700
100 BKD CPAs & Advisors Springfield 2,641

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