The 100 Largest Companies In Ohio For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 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 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. Convergys
  4. Goodyear
  5. L Brands
  6. First Student
  7. Parker Hannifin
  8. HCR ManorCare
  9. Marathon Petroleum
  10. Sherwin-Williams

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 1,688 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 148,300
3 Convergys Cincinnati 120,000
4 Goodyear Akron 66,000
5 L Brands Columbus 59,100
6 First Student Cincinnati 58,000
7 Parker Hannifin Mayfield Heights 57,170
8 HCR ManorCare Toledo 55,000
9 Marathon Petroleum Findlay 44,460
10 Sherwin-Williams Cleveland 42,550
11 Cintas Mason 42,000
12 Cardinal Health Dublin 40,400
13 Flynn Restaurant Group Independence 39,665
14 Nationwide Columbus 34,417
15 Speedway Enon 32,584
16 Progressive Mayfield 31,721
17 Fred Meyer Cincinnati 30,000
18 Dana Incorporated Maumee 28,600
19 The Ohio State University Columbus 28,240
20 Owens-Illinois Perrysburg 27,000
21 Abercrombie & Fitch New Albany 25,500
22 Big Lots Columbus 23,150
23 TravelCenters of America Westlake 20,259
24 Bath & Body Works Columbus 20,000
25 Vertiv Columbus 19,000
26 KeyBank Cleveland 18,365
27 Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati 17,744
28 American Electric Power Columbus 17,634
29 American Greetings Westlake 17,250
30 Express Identification Products Columbus 17,000
31 Huntington National Bank Columbus 16,103
32 Owens Corning Toledo 16,000
33 FirstEnergy Akron 15,707
34 ProMedica Toledo 15,609
35 First Transit Cincinnati 15,500
36 Chemed Cincinnati 14,613
37 RPM International Medina 14,318
38 The Timken Company North Canton 14,000
39 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati 14,000
40 Jo-Ann Stores Hudson 13,408
41 Safelite AutoGlass Columbus 13,000
42 TriHealth Cincinnati 13,000
43 Sterling Jewelers Fairlawn 12,627
44 DSW Columbus 12,600
45 Greif Delaware 12,370
46 Wendy’s Dublin 12,100
47 KBS Maumee 12,000
48 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati 11,390
49 Crown Equipment New Bremen 11,000
50 Cooper Tire & Rubber Findlay 10,540
51 Belcan Blue Ash 10,215
52 Teradata Miamisburg 10,093
53 Worthington Industries Columbus 10,000
54 White Castle Columbus 10,000
55 R+L Carriers Wilmington 10,000
56 TransDigm Group Cleveland 9,300
57 Ohio University Athens 9,000
58 Lincoln Electric Cleveland 9,000
59 United Surgical Partners Hilliard 8,950
60 Faurecia Exhaust Systems Inc Toledo 8,700
61 AK Steel Chesterville 8,500
62 Kent State University Kent 8,500
63 Covelli Enterprises Warren 8,000
64 Transportation Unlimited Cleveland 8,000
65 The Davey Tree Expert Company Kent 8,000
66 Tween Brands Inc New Albany 7,775
67 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 7,710
68 American Financial Group Cincinnati 7,600
69 Steris Mentor 7,600
70 Nordson Westlake 7,427
71 Summa Health Akron 7,406
72 The J.M. Smucker Company Orrville 7,140
73 PolyOne Avon Lake 7,000
74 Commercial Vehicle Group New Albany 7,000
75 Area Temps Brunswick 7,000
76 Kettering Health Network Dayton 6,800
77 Battelle Columbus 6,543
78 Comfort Keepers Dayton 6,540
79 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Cleveland 6,500
80 Libbey Toledo 6,237
81 The Reynolds and Reynolds Company Dayton 6,000
82 Miami Valley Hospital Dayton 6,000
83 ParkOhio Holding Mayfield Heights 5,900
84 Milacron Batavia 5,843
85 Red Roof Inn Columbus 5,800
86 The University of Toledo Toledo 5,620
87 MTD Products Strongsville 5,614
88 Maumee Equipment TTI Perrysburg 5,601
89 Pepperl+Fuchs Twinsburg 5,600
90 Premium Transportation Group Medina 5,561
91 Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland 5,554
92 Sbarro Holdings LLC Columbus 5,500
93 Interim Healthcare – TSO Management Columbus 5,500
94 Akron Children’s Hospital Akron 5,484
95 Multi-Color Batavia 5,450
96 Sunglass Hut Mason 5,441
97 Aleris Beachwood 5,400
98 Advantech Automation Corp Cincinnati 5,390
99 Ethicon Blue Ash 5,382
100 Hudson Elms Nursing Home Hudson 5,294

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