The 100 Largest Companies In Ohio For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 2 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.

What’s The Largest Company In Ohio?

Kroger is the largest company headquartered in Ohio based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 443,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

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 headquartered 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. Watson’s
  4. P&G
  5. National Machinery
  6. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  7. L Brands
  8. First Student
  9. Parker Hannifin
  10. Cardinal Health

Kroger 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 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 1,762 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:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Ohio

Rank Company City Employees
1 Kroger Cincinnati 443,000
2 Macy’s Cincinnati 130,000
3 Watson’s Cincinnati 120,000
4 P&G Cincinnati 95,000
5 National Machinery Tiffin 80,000
6 Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Akron 64,000
7 L Brands Columbus 59,200
8 First Student Cincinnati 58,000
9 Parker Hannifin Cleveland 57,170
10 Cardinal Health Dublin 50,000
11 Marathon Petroleum Findlay 43,800
12 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland 42,550
13 Cintas Mason 42,000
14 Speedway Enon 40,230
15 Flynn Restaurant Group LP Independence 39,665
16 Progressive Mayfield 35,000
17 Midland Company (The) Amelia 32,300
18 Nationwide Mutual Insurance … Columbus 32,110
19 Dana Maumee 30,900
20 Schottenstein Stores Columbus 30,050
21 Gillette Cincinnati 28,700
22 American Greetings Cleveland 27,500
23 Owens-Illinois Perrysburg 26,500
24 KRLP Cincinnati 25,000
25 The Ohio State University Columbus 24,170
26 University Hospitals Cleveland 23,577
27 Jo-Ann Stores Hudson 23,000
28 Diebold Nixdorf North Canton 23,000
29 Big Lots Columbus 22,900
30 Abercrombie & Fitch New Albany 22,500
31 TravelCenters of America Westlake 20,259
32 Bath & Body Works Reynoldsburg 20,000
33 Vertiv Columbus 19,000
34 KeyBank Cleveland 18,365
35 Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati 18,125
36 American Electric Power Columbus 17,666
37 Owens Corning Toledo 17,000
38 Greif Delaware 17,000
39 Ohio Columbus 16,140
40 Huntington Bancshares Columbus 16,103
41 FirstEnergy Akron 15,617
42 ProMedica Toledo 15,609
43 First Transit Cincinnati 15,500
44 Ohio Arts Council Columbus 15,260
45 Timken Company North Canton 15,006
46 Safelite AutoGlass Columbus 15,000
47 Chemed Cincinnati 14,613
48 RPM International Medina 14,500
49 Mettler-Toledo International Columbus 14,200
50 DSW Columbus 12,600
51 Wendy’s Dublin 12,100
52 Worthington Industries Columbus 12,000
53 Givaudan Cincinnati 11,710
54 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati 11,700
55 Crown Equipment New Bremen 11,000
56 TriHealth Cincinnati 11,000
57 HCR ManorCare Toledo 10,680
58 Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Findlay 10,540
59 Belcan Blue Ash 10,215
60 Teradata Miamisburg 10,093
61 Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Columbus 10,001
62 R+L Carriers Wilmington 10,000
63 Lincoln Electric Cleveland 10,000
64 White Castle Management Co. Columbus 10,000
65 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati 10,000
66 Davey Tree Expert Company Kent 9,500
67 NACCO Industries Cleveland 9,300
68 AK Steel Holding Chesterville 9,200
69 Sunglass Hut Mason 9,200
70 Ohio University Athens 8,740
71 Faurecia Exhaust Systems Toledo 8,700
72 Kent State University Kent 8,380
73 Covelli Enterprises Warren 8,000
74 Transportation Unlimited Cleveland 8,000
75 Tween Brands New Albany 7,775
76 The MetroHealth System Cleveland 7,700
77 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 7,700
78 STERIS Mentor 7,600
79 American Financial Group Cincinnati 7,600
80 Summa Health Akron 7,406
81 The J.M. Smucker Company Orrville 7,140
82 Columbus Fire-Executive Ofcr Columbus 7,000
83 Marc’s Middleburg Heights 7,000
84 Commercial Vehicle Group New Albany 7,000
85 Area Temps Brunswick 7,000
86 Frisch’s Big Boy Cincinnati 6,955
87 Comfort Keepers Dayton 6,880
88 OM Group Cleveland 6,800
89 Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland 6,600
90 Battelle Columbus 6,543
91 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Cleveland 6,500
92 PolyOne Avon Lake 6,400
93 Ohio.gov Columbus 6,380
94 Libbey Toledo 6,237
95 Pepperl+Fuchs Twinsburg 6,200
96 Miami Valley Hospital Dayton 6,000
97 Reynolds and Reynolds Kettering 6,000
98 Nordson Westlake 6,000
99 Park-Ohio Holdings Cleveland 5,900
100 Red Roof Inn Columbus 5,800

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