These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Ohio

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 9 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. 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 1,752 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 Progressive Mayfield 31,721
16 Fred Meyer Cincinnati 30,000
17 Dana Incorporated Maumee 28,600
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 Parker Hannifin Cleveland 22,110
23 TravelCenters of America Westlake 20,259
24 Bath & Body Works Reynoldsburg 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 Brooklyn 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 13,720
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 ANN Westerville 11,525
48 Crown Equipment New Bremen 11,000
49 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati 10,770
50 Cooper Tire & Rubber Findlay 10,540
51 HCR ManorCare Toledo 10,240
52 Belcan Blue Ash 10,215
53 Teradata Miamisburg 10,093
54 R+L Carriers Wilmington 10,000
55 Worthington Industries Worthington 10,000
56 White Castle Columbus 10,000
57 TransDigm Group Cleveland 9,300
58 Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Columbus 9,100
59 Lincoln Electric Cleveland 9,000
60 Kent State University Kent 8,750
61 Faurecia Exhaust Systems Inc Toledo 8,700
62 AK Steel Chesterville 8,500
63 Transportation Unlimited Cleveland 8,000
64 Covelli Enterprises Warren 8,000
65 The Davey Tree Expert Company Kent 8,000
66 Justice New Albany 7,775
67 American Financial Group Cincinnati 7,600
68 Steris Mentor 7,600
69 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland 7,510
70 Nordson Westlake 7,427
71 Newpage Holding Corporation Miamisburg 7,300
72 The J.M. Smucker Company Orrville 7,140
73 Marc’s Canton 7,000
74 PolyOne Avon Lake 7,000
75 Area Temps Gates Mills 7,000
76 Commercial Vehicle Group New Albany 7,000
77 OM Group Cleveland 6,800
78 Kettering Health Network Dayton 6,800
79 Battelle Columbus 6,543
80 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Mayfield Heights 6,500
81 Howard Hanna Mentor 6,370
82 Libbey Toledo 6,237
83 NetJets Columbus 6,157
84 Reynolds and Reynolds Kettering 6,000
85 Miami Valley Hospital Dayton 6,000
86 ParkOhio Holding Mayfield Heights 5,900
87 Milacron Batavia 5,843
88 Red Roof Inn Columbus 5,800
89 MTD Products Strongsville 5,614
90 Pepperl+Fuchs Twinsburg 5,600
91 Premium Transportation Staffing Inc Medina 5,561
92 Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland 5,554
93 Sbarro Holdings LLC 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 Corp Cincinnati 5,390
100 Ethicon Blue Ash 5,382

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