The 100 Largest Companies In Ohio For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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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 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 (Jobs)

  2. Convergys (Jobs)

  3. Watson’s (Jobs)

  4. Procter Gamble (Jobs)

  5. National Machinery (Jobs)

  6. Goodyear (Jobs)

  7. Morgan Services (Jobs)

  8. L Brands (Jobs)

  9. FirstGroup America (Jobs)

  10. First Student (Jobs)

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 1,668 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.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Ohio

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Kroger Cincinnati 443,000 Jobs
2 Convergys Cincinnati 130,001 Jobs
3 Watson’s Cincinnati 120,000 Jobs
4 Procter Gamble Cincinnati 95,000 Jobs
5 National Machinery Tiffin 80,000 Jobs
6 Goodyear Akron 64,000 Jobs
7 Morgan Services Dayton 60,348 Jobs
8 L Brands Columbus 59,200 Jobs
9 FirstGroup America Cincinnati 58,000 Jobs
10 First Student Cincinnati 58,000 Jobs
11 Parker Hannifin Cleveland 57,170 Jobs
12 Cardinal Health Dublin 50,000 Jobs
13 J K Co Findlay 50,000 Jobs
14 Bob Evans Restaurants New Albany 47,000 Jobs
15 Marathon Petroleum Findlay 43,800 Jobs
16 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland 42,550 Jobs
17 Cintas Cincinnati 42,000 Jobs
18 Speedway Enon 40,230 Jobs
19 GE Aviation Evendale 40,000 Jobs
20 Progressive Automotive Mayfield 35,000 Jobs
21 Progressive Mayfield 35,000 Jobs
22 Cleveland Clinic Cleveland 34,573 Jobs
23 Midland Company (The) Amelia 32,300 Jobs
24 Nationwide Mutual Insurance … Columbus 32,110 Jobs
25 Dana Maumee 30,900 Jobs
26 Schottenstein Stores Columbus 30,050 Jobs
27 American Greetings Cleveland 27,500 Jobs
28 OhioHealth Columbus 26,956 Jobs
29 Owens-Illinois Perrysburg 26,500 Jobs
30 Crown Equipment New Bremen 24,342 Jobs
31 University Hospitals Cleveland 23,577 Jobs
32 Diebold Nixdorf North Canton 23,000 Jobs
33 Jo-Ann Stores Hudson 23,000 Jobs
34 Big Lots Columbus 22,900 Jobs
35 TransDigm Group Cleveland 22,709 Jobs
36 Abercrombie Fitch New Albany 22,500 Jobs
37 TravelCenters of America Westlake 20,259 Jobs
38 Advantage Resourcing Cincinnati 18,280 Jobs
39 Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati 18,125 Jobs
40 Sterling Fairlawn 18,000 Jobs
41 Vertiv Co Columbus 18,000 Jobs
42 Sterling Jewelers Fairlawn 18,000 Jobs
43 KeyBank Cleveland 17,999 Jobs
44 American Electric Power Columbus 17,666 Jobs
45 Greif Delaware 17,000 Jobs
46 Express Columbus 17,000 Jobs
47 Owens Corning Toledo 17,000 Jobs
48 Huntington Bancshares Columbus 16,103 Jobs
49 FirstEnergy Akron 15,617 Jobs
50 ProMedica Toledo 15,609 Jobs
51 First Transit Cincinnati 15,500 Jobs
52 Bath Body Works Reynoldsburg 15,249 Jobs
53 Timken Company North Canton 15,006 Jobs
54 Safelite AutoGlass Columbus 15,000 Jobs
55 Strauss Troy Cincinnati 15,000 Jobs
56 Chemed Cincinnati 14,613 Jobs
57 RPM International Medina 14,500 Jobs
58 Mettler Toledo Columbus 14,200 Jobs
59 R+L Carriers Wilmington 14,000 Jobs
60 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati 12,681 Jobs
61 Designer Brands Columbus 12,600 Jobs
62 Wendy’s Dublin 12,500 Jobs
63 Givaudan Cincinnati 11,710 Jobs
64 John Morrell Cincinnati 11,002 Jobs
65 TriHealth Cincinnati 11,000 Jobs
66 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus 10,451 Jobs
67 SBS Transit Sheffield 10,239 Jobs
68 UC Health Cincinnati 10,094 Jobs
69 Retail Ventures Columbus 10,001 Jobs
70 White Castle Management Co. Columbus 10,000 Jobs
71 Belcan Cincinnati 10,000 Jobs
72 Worthington Industries Columbus 10,000 Jobs
73 Hollister Co. New Albany 9,750 Jobs
74 Davey Tree Expert Company Kent 9,500 Jobs
75 Kent State University Kent 9,500 Jobs
76 NACCO Industries Cleveland 9,300 Jobs
77 AK Steel Olde West Chester 9,200 Jobs
78 Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Columbus 9,100 Jobs
79 Lincoln Electric Cleveland 9,000 Jobs
80 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 9,000 Jobs
81 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati 9,000 Jobs
82 Diebold North Canton 8,983 Jobs
83 Metal Bedford 8,900 Jobs
84 Vantiv Cincinnati 8,500 Jobs
85 Lubrizol Wickliffe 8,300 Jobs
86 Transportation Unlimited Cleveland 8,000 Jobs
87 Covelli Enterprises Warren 8,000 Jobs
88 Alderwoods Group Cincinnati 7,900 Jobs
89 American Financial Group Cincinnati 7,600 Jobs
90 Copeland Sidney 7,500 Jobs
91 Grob Systems Bluffton 7,500 Jobs
92 Summa Health Akron 7,406 Jobs
93 The J.M. Smucker Company Orrville 7,140 Jobs
94 Commercial Vehicle Group New Albany 7,000 Jobs
95 Lion Dayton 7,000 Jobs
96 Marc’s Cleveland 7,000 Jobs
97 Frisch’s Big Boy Cincinnati 6,955 Jobs
98 OM Group Cleveland 6,800 Jobs
99 Kettering Health Network Dayton 6,800 Jobs
100 Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland 6,600 Jobs

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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