These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Ohio

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 5 months ago
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If you live in Ohio and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. Kroger
  2. Macy’s
  3. Convergys
  4. P&G
  5. Goodyear
  6. L Brands
  7. First Student
  8. Marathon Petroleum
  9. Sherwin-Williams
  10. Cintas

Kroger 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 Ohio

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 Ohio with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,721 companies.

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

As it turns out, Kroger looks to the be the biggest company in Ohio clocking in with 443,000 employees.

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

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Ohio

Rank Company City Employees
1 Kroger Cincinnati 443,000
2 Macy’s Cincinnati 148,300
3 Convergys Cincinnati 120,000
4 P&G Cincinnati 95,000
5 Goodyear Akron 66,000
6 L Brands Columbus 59,100
7 First Student Cincinnati 58,000
8 Marathon Petroleum Findlay 44,460
9 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland 42,550
10 Cintas Mason 42,000
11 Cardinal Health Dublin 40,400
12 Flynn Restaurant Group Independence 39,665
13 Nationwide Columbus 34,417
14 Speedway Enon 32,584
15 Bob Evans Farms New Albany 31,999
16 Progressive Mayfield 31,721
17 Fred Meyer Cincinnati 30,000
18 The Ohio State University Columbus 28,240
19 Owens-Illinois Perrysburg 27,000
20 Abercrombie & Fitch New Albany 25,500
21 Big Lots Columbus 23,150
22 Dana Incorporated Maumee 22,500
23 Parker Hannifin Cleveland 22,110
24 TravelCenters of America Westlake 20,259
25 Bath & Body Works Reynoldsburg 20,000
26 Vertiv Columbus 19,000
27 KeyBank Cleveland 18,365
28 Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati 17,744
29 American Electric Power Columbus 17,634
30 American Greetings Brooklyn 17,250
31 Express Identification Products Columbus 17,000
32 Express Inc 17,000
33 Huntington National Bank Columbus 16,103
34 Owens Corning Toledo 16,000
35 FirstEnergy Akron 15,707
36 ProMedica Toledo 15,609
37 First Transit Cincinnati 15,500
38 Chemed Cincinnati 14,613
39 RPM International Medina 14,318
40 The Timken North Canton 14,000
41 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati 13,720
42 Jo-Ann Stores Hudson 13,408
43 TriHealth Cincinnati 13,000
44 Safelite AutoGlass Columbus 13,000
45 Sterling Jewelers Fairlawn 12,627
46 Greif Delaware 12,370
47 Wendy’s Dublin 12,100
48 ANN Westerville 11,525
49 Crown Equipment New Bremen 11,000
50 Hexion Columbus 11,000
51 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati 10,770
52 Cooper Tire & Rubber Findlay 10,540
53 DSW Columbus 10,500
54 Belcan Blue Ash 10,215
55 Teradata Miamisburg 10,093
56 Retail Ventures Inc Columbus 10,001
57 R+L Carriers Wilmington 10,000
58 White Castle Columbus 10,000
59 TransDigm Group Cleveland 9,300
60 Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Columbus 9,100
61 Lincoln Electric Cleveland 9,000
62 Faurecia Exhaust Systems, Inc. Toledo 8,700
63 AK Steel Chesterville 8,500
64 Cuyahoga County Cleveland 8,500
65 Kent State University Kent 8,250
66 Transportation Unlimited Inc Cleveland 8,000
67 Covelli Enterprises Warren 8,000
68 The Davey Tree Expert Kent 8,000
69 Justice New Albany 7,775
70 Steris Mentor 7,600
71 American Financial Group Cincinnati 7,600
72 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 7,540
73 Nordson Westlake 7,427
74 The J.M. Smucker Orrville 7,140
75 Marc’s Canton 7,000
76 Area Temps Gates Mills 7,000
77 Commercial Vehicle Group New Albany 7,000
78 PolyOne Avon Lake 7,000
79 Kettering Health Network Dayton 6,800
80 OM Group Cleveland 6,800
81 Battelle Columbus 6,543
82 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Mayfield Heights 6,500
83 Libbey Toledo 6,237
84 NetJets Columbus 6,157
85 Miami Valley Hospital Dayton 6,000
86 Reynolds and Reynolds Kettering 6,000
87 ParkOhio Holding Mayfield Heights 5,900
88 Milacron Batavia 5,843
89 Red Roof Inn Columbus 5,800
90 MTD Products Strongsville 5,614
91 Premium Transportation Staffing, Inc. Medina 5,561
92 Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland 5,554
93 Sbarro Holdings Inc Columbus 5,500
94 Interim Healthcare – TSO Management Columbus 5,500
95 Akron Children’s Hospital Akron 5,484
96 Multi-Color Batavia 5,450
97 Sunglass Hut Mason 5,441
98 Aleris Cleveland 5,400
99 Advantech Automation Corporation Cincinnati 5,390
100 Ethicon Blue Ash 5,382

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