These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Tennessee

We looked at over 7 million resumes to find the companies in Tennessee that have the most employees.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarBiggest Companies, Rankings - 3 weeks ago

If you live in Tennessee and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. FedEx
  2. HCA Healthcare
  3. Community Health Systems
  4. Cracker Barrel
  5. AutoZone
  6. Brookdale Senior Living
  7. International Paper
  8. LifePoint Health
  9. BridgestoneUS
  10. Vanguard Health Systems

FedEx 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.

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

How we identified the biggest companies in Tennessee

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 Tennessee with at least 100 employees. That left us with 353 companies.

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

As it turns out, FedEx looks to the be the biggest company in Tennessee clocking in with 357,000 employees.

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

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Tennessee

Rank Company City Employees
1 FedEx Memphis 357,000
2 HCA Healthcare Nashville 210,500
3 Community Health Systems Franklin 108,000
4 Cracker Barrel Lebanon 73,000
5 AutoZone Memphis 66,780
6 Brookdale Senior Living Brentwood 63,850
7 International Paper Memphis 55,000
8 LifePoint Health Brentwood 47,000
9 BridgestoneUS Nashville 45,000
10 Vanguard Health Systems Nashville 36,600
11 Acadia Healthcare Franklin 33,650
12 Life Care Centers Cleveland 31,169
13 Regal Cinemas Knoxville 25,359
14 Ruby Tuesday Maryville 25,000
15 Parallon Nashville 21,070
16 O’Charley’s Nashville 21,000
17 Tractor Supply Brentwood 19,500
18 Vanderbilt Univ Med Nashville 19,000
19 TeamHealth Knoxville 18,800
20 Genesco Nashville 17,313
21 Nissan Franklin 16,840
22 TruGreen Memphis 16,000
23 Ardent Health Services Nashville 15,300
24 SMS Holdings Nashville 15,100
25 National HealthCare Murfreesboro 14,450
26 Pilot Flying J Knoxville 14,385
27 Bridgestone Tires Nashville 14,088
28 Eastman Chemical Kingsport 14,000
29 Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. Memphis 13,023
30 ServiceMaster Memphis 13,000
31 IASIS Healthcare Franklin 12,200
32 Quorum Health Corporation Brentwood 12,150
33 Methodist Healthcare Memphis 11,459
34 U.s. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. Chattanooga 10,885
35 PET Dairy Clarksville 10,080
36 Correct Care Solutions Nashville 9,909
37 Baptist Memorial Health Care Memphis 9,877
38 Unum Chattanooga 9,400
39 Thomas Betts SPA Memphis 9,400
40 Southern Tennessee Medical Center Lawrenceburg 9,300
41 National Beef Packing Knoxville 9,100
42 American Blue Ribbon Holdings Inc Nashville 9,078
43 Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville 8,620
44 Kirkland’s Brentwood 7,900
45 Averitt Express Cookeville 7,819
46 Alpha Natural Resources Kingsport 7,613
47 Fred’s Memphis 7,324
48 Diversicare Healthcare Services Brentwood 7,050
49 Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals Memphis 7,000
50 Logan’s Roadhouse Nashville 7,000
51 Southeast Service Corporation Knoxville 6,500
52 Wellmont Health System Kingsport 6,332
53 McKee Foods Collegedale 6,229
54 Mountain States Health Alliance Johnson City 5,978
55 BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Chattanooga 5,948
56 Clarcor Franklin 5,773
57 RCCH Health Brentwood 5,460
58 Dollar General Goodlettsville 5,379
59 American Esoteric Laboratories Memphis 5,004
60 Captain D’s Nashville 5,000
61 West Tennessee Healthcare Jackson 5,000
62 Dialysis Clinic Nashville 5,000
63 Merry Maids Memphis 5,000
64 American Residential Services Memphis 5,000
65 Youth Villages Memphis 4,920
66 Capella Healthcare Franklin 4,809
67 LP Building Products Nashville 4,800
68 NN Johnson City 4,730
69 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis 4,522
70 Saint Thomas Health Nashville 4,500
71 Verso Memphis 4,500
72 Covenant Transportation Group Chattanooga 4,400
73 Cellular Sales Newport 4,322
74 First Tennessee Bank Memphis 4,310
75 First Horizon National Memphis 4,268
76 Mueller Industries Memphis 4,244
77 FirstFleet Murfreesboro 4,172
78 TriStar Health Brentwood 4,000
79 Murray Guard Security Jackson 4,000
80 Anderson Media Knoxville 4,000
81 ERMC Chattanooga 3,900
82 Scripps Networks Interactive Knoxville 3,600
83 HT Hackney Knoxville 3,600
84 Calsonic Kansei North America Shelbyville 3,553
85 Carlisle Memphis 3,500
86 Clark Filter Franklin 3,500
87 Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill Germantown 3,500
88 Mastercorp, Inc. Crossville 3,400
89 Evergreen Packaging Memphis 3,376
90 Kenco Chattanooga 3,319
91 Change Healthcare Nashville 3,300
92 TruckPro Memphis 3,206
93 YMCA of Middle Tennessee Nashville 3,200
94 Propex GeoSolutions Chattanooga 3,200
95 Quorum Health Resources Brentwood 3,124
96 Luthern Health Network Franklin 3,060
97 Old Time Pottery Murfreesboro 3,000
98 Compassus Brentwood 3,000
99 Check Into Cash Cleveland 2,979
100 Corizon Health Brentwood 2,881

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