The 100 Largest Companies In Nebraska For 2020

by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 9 months ago

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

What’s The Largest Company In Nebraska?

Berkshire Hathaway is the largest company headquartered in Nebraska based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 389,373 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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

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

  1. Berkshire Hathaway
  2. Union Pacific Railroad
  3. Kiewit
  4. Cabela’s
  5. Werner Enterprises
  6. West
  7. Valmont Industries
  8. Buckle
  9. Lakeside Orthopedics
  10. Mutual of Omaha

Berkshire Hathaway 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 Nebraska

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 Nebraska with at least 100 employees. That left us with 257 companies.

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

As it turns out, Berkshire Hathaway looks to the be the biggest company in Nebraska clocking in with 389,373 employees.

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

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

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Nebraska

Rank Company City Employees
1 Berkshire Hathaway Omaha 389,373
2 Union Pacific Railroad Omaha 41,967
3 Kiewit Omaha 22,000
4 Cabela’s Sidney 19,100
5 Werner Enterprises Omaha 12,784
6 West Omaha 10,720
7 Valmont Industries Omaha 10,552
8 Buckle Kearney 9,000
9 Lakeside Orthopedics Papillion 8,000
10 Mutual of Omaha Omaha 6,314
11 TD Ameritrade Omaha 6,277
12 First National of Nebraska Omaha 6,209
13 Duncan Aviation Lincoln 4,675
14 Railcrew Xpress Lincoln 4,500
15 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha 4,260
16 Bryan Health Lincoln 4,000
17 Nebraska.gov Lincoln 3,960
18 Transportation Service Bureau Lincoln 3,950
19 State of Nebraska Lincoln 3,950
20 Nelnet Lincoln 3,700
21 Ameritas Lincoln 3,600
22 Nebraska Medicine Omaha 3,450
23 Vetter Health Services Omaha 3,000
24 Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals Lincoln 3,000
25 PSI GROUP Omaha 3,000
26 Fonner Park Grand Island 3,000
27 Nebraska Beef Council Kearney 3,000
28 Nebraska Furniture Mart Omaha 2,800
29 Medical Solutions Omaha 2,785
30 Simmonds Restaurant Management Omaha 2,560
31 Godfather’s Pizza Omaha 2,500
32 Home Instead Senior Care Omaha 2,500
33 WoodmenLife Omaha 2,400
34 Omaha World-Herald Omaha 2,323
35 Consolidated Business Systems Omaha 2,250
36 B & R Stores Lincoln 2,200
37 Infogroup Papillion 2,000
38 Nebraska Public Power District Lincoln 1,910
39 Omaha Public Power District Omaha 1,850
40 CHI Health Omaha 1,825
41 Nebraska Book Company Lincoln 1,700
42 Omaha Steaks Omaha 1,500
43 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Omaha 1,470
44 A Omaha 1,456
45 Green Plains Omaha 1,427
46 Physicians Mutual Omaha 1,410
47 Oriental Trading Omaha 1,398
48 Lindsay Omaha 1,366
49 Doane University Crete 1,360
50 Travel and Transport Omaha 1,300
51 Baldwin Filters Kearney 1,300
52 Nofrills Pharmacy Bellevue 1,300
53 Baxter Auto Omaha 1,251
54 Grand Island Public Schools Grand Island 1,250
55 Airlite Plastics Co. Omaha 1,229
56 Cutchall Management Company Omaha 1,200
57 CHI Health St. Francis Grand Island 1,200
58 Hayward Baker Omaha 1,200
59 University of Nebraska Omaha Omaha 1,070
60 H3C Technologies Co. Omaha 1,000
61 XL Four Star Beef Omaha 1,000
62 Amigos/Kings Classic Lincoln 1,000
63 NEBCO Lincoln 1,000
64 The Scoular Company Omaha 1,000
65 Greater Omaha Packing Co Omaha 991
66 Heritage Bank Aurora 990
67 Behlen Mfg. Co. Columbus 945
68 Gavilon Omaha 930
69 AMCON Distributing Omaha 919
70 Regional West Medical Center Scottsbluff 900
71 Nebraska Beef Omaha 900
72 Fremont Health Fremont 898
73 Fusion Medical Staffing Omaha 880
74 Lozier Omaha 879
75 Southeast Community College Lincoln 870
76 Kutak Rock Omaha 867
77 Celerion Lincoln 867
78 Union Bank & Trust Lincoln 862
79 Waitt Media Omaha 862
80 Tabitha Health Lincoln 810
81 Landscapes Unlimited Lincoln 809
82 VODEC Vocational Development Center, Inc. — Omaha Omaha 805
83 Hayneedle Omaha 800
84 Chief Transportation Products Grand Island 800
85 Midlands Newspapers Papillion 800
86 Runza National Lincoln 788
87 Pamida Omaha 780
88 Faith Regional Health Services Norfolk 750
89 YMCA Omaha 750
90 OMAHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Omaha 750
91 DATA TRANSMISSION NETWORK Omaha 750
92 Leo A Daly Omaha 750
93 Aureus Group Omaha 750
94 Metropolitan Utilities District Omaha 750
95 Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Omaha 750
96 Bag ‘N Save Omaha 750
97 Applied Underwriters Omaha 736
98 Ho-Chunk Winnebago 730
99 Lyman-Richey Omaha 726
100 Bosselman Enterprises Grand Island 720

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