These Are The 100 Largest Companies In West Virginia

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 10 months ago
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If you live in West Virginia and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. WVU Medicine
  2. MedExpress
  3. ESMARK
  4. Special Metals Corporation
  5. Oglebay Resort
  6. THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
  7. Princeton Community Hospital
  8. Cabell Huntington Hospital
  9. Wheeling Hospital
  10. Marshall University

WVU Medicine 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 West Virginia

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 West Virginia with at least 100 employees. That left us with 106 companies.

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

As it turns out, WVU Medicine looks to the be the biggest company in West Virginia clocking in with 7,000 employees.

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

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In West Virginia

Rank Company City Employees
1 WVU Medicine Morgantown 7,000
2 MedExpress Morgantown 4,794
3 ESMARK Wheeling 3,740
4 Special Metals Corporation Huntington 3,188
5 Oglebay Resort Wheeling 3,000
6 THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL South Charleston 3,000
7 Princeton Community Hospital Princeton 3,000
8 Cabell Huntington Hospital Huntington 2,581
9 Wheeling Hospital Wheeling 2,500
10 Marshall University Huntington 2,450
11 American Public Education Charles Town 2,355
12 WesBanco Wheeling 1,928
13 United Bankshares Inc Parkersburg 1,701
14 Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort New Cumberland 1,700
15 OVMC and EORH Wheeling 1,600
16 Sterling Hospitality Inc Morgantown 1,300
17 Weirton Medical Center Weirton 1,208
18 Thomas Health South Charleston 1,200
19 Vecellio & Grogan Beckley 1,200
20 International Industries Inc Gilbert 1,104
21 Brmc Radiation-Oncology Dept Bluefield 1,040
22 AMFMWV Charleston 1,000
23 United Hospital Center Clarksburg 1,000
24 Woodcraft Parkersburg 1,000
25 Eastern Associated Coal Corp Charleston 980
26 Wheeling Island Gaming Wheeling 946
27 Raleigh General Hospital Beckley 930
28 Homer Laughlin China Newell 887
29 Mon Health Morgantown 870
30 Mardi Gras Casino & Resort Cross Lanes 850
31 Superior Fibers Reedsville 774
32 Little General Mullens 756
33 Fairmont Regional Medical Center: An Alecto Healthcare Hospital Fairmont 752
34 Fairmont General Health Plex Fairmont 750
35 REYNOLDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Glen Dale 750
36 Winans Services Parkersburg 725
37 Allegheny Wood Products Inc Petersburg 719
38 Pleasant Valley Hospital Point Pleasant 694
39 Raleigh Mine & Industrial Supply Inc Mount Hope 600
40 Swanson Industries Morgantown 600
41 Steel of West Virginia Inc Huntington 590
42 Walker Machinery Belle 580
43 Northwood Health Systems Wheeling 569
44 MOUNTAINEER GAS CO Oak Hill 566
45 State Electric Supply Co. Huntington 540
46 Elgin Equipment Group LLC Princeton 518
47 Davis Memorial Hospital Elkins 508
48 Cramer Security & Investigations Beckley 505
49 Westbrook Health Services Parkersburg 502
50 Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling 480
51 University of Charleston Charleston 450
52 Jackson Kelly P Charleston 390
53 Premier Bank Spencer 356
54 MPL Buckhannon 300
55 Bowles Rice Charleston 300
56 Fruth Pharmacy Point Pleasant 270
57 Spilman Thomas & Battle Charleston 270
58 Summit Financial Group Moorefield 251
59 Alderson Broaddus University Philippi 240
60 KeyLogic Systems Morgantown 200
61 Mustang Survival Elizabeth 180
62 Rish Equipment Bluefield 180
63 BURNS MOTOR FREIGHT Marlinton 175
64 Mon Co. Health Dept Morgantown 175
65 Gilmer Primary Care Glenville 175
66 Beckley Newspapers Beckley 175
67 WORTHINGTON MANOR CARE CENT Parkersburg 175
68 T D Jakes Cross Lanes 175
69 Pro Bill Huntington 175
70 Ohio Valley College Bookstore Vienna 175
71 Woodlands Retirement Community Huntington 175
72 Harry Green Clarksburg 175
73 Livonia CSD Charleston 175
74 Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority Charleston 175
75 Lewis Nissan Beckley 175
76 Bert Wolfe Charleston 175
77 SISTERSVILLE GEN HOSPITAL Sistersville 175
78 Weirton City Municipal Plaza Weirton 175
79 TEKNETIX Parkersburg 175
80 Healthways Inc Weirton 175
81 Wowk Charleston 175
82 Undo’s Italian Restaurant Wheeling 175
83 Kanawha Manufacturing Co Charleston 175
84 Cortland Acres Thomas 175
85 Potomac State College Keyser 175
86 PRECISION COIL Clarksburg 175
87 The Herald-Dispatch Huntington 175
88 Patton Building Services Morgantown 175
89 Clarksburg Publishing Co Clarksburg 175
90 Sprouse Building Products Inc New Martinsville 175
91 Raleigh Co Com Aging Beckley 175
92 Potomac Valley Properties Inc Hedgesville 175
93 Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority Charleston 175
94 v100 Charleston 175
95 Mountain River Tours Inc Hico 175
96 Flying ‘W’​ Plastics Glenville 175
97 Woods Resort & Conference Center Hedgesville 175
98 Davis & Elkins College Elkins 175
99 Whitetail Ski Resort Hedgesville 150
100 Blue Ridge Beverage Charleston 150