These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Wisconsin

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 months ago
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If you live in Wisconsin and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

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

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

  1. Kohl’s
  2. Johnson Controls
  3. Menards
  4. Kohler Co.
  5. Northwestern Mutual
  6. ManpowerGroup
  7. Fiserv
  8. Regal Beloit
  9. Quad/Graphics
  10. Rockwell Automation

Kohl’s 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 Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin with at least 100 employees. That left us with 969 companies.

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

As it turns out, Kohl’s looks to the be the biggest company in Wisconsin clocking in with 85,000 employees.

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

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Wisconsin

Rank Company City Employees
1 Kohl’s Menomonee Falls 85,000
2 Johnson Controls Glendale 53,640
3 Menards Eau Claire 40,000
4 Kohler Co. Kohler 30,000
5 Northwestern Mutual Milwaukee 29,170
6 ManpowerGroup Milwaukee 28,000
7 Fiserv Brookfield 23,000
8 Regal Beloit Beloit 23,000
9 Quad/Graphics Sussex 22,600
10 Rockwell Automation Milwaukee 22,000
11 Schneider National Green Bay 19,300
12 Kwik Trip La Crosse 18,112
13 UW Health Madison 17,900
14 Bemis Neenah 17,678
15 Shopko Green Bay 16,650
16 University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison 16,400
17 Ashley Furniture Industries Arcadia 16,300
18 Spectrum Brands Middleton 15,700
19 A. O. Smith Milwaukee 15,350
20 American Family Insurance Madison 15,310
21 Roundy’s Supermarkets Milwaukee 14,783
22 Plexus Neenah 14,000
23 Oshkosh Oshkosh 13,800
24 School Specialty Greenville 12,650
25 Snap-on Tools Kenosha 12,100
26 SC Johnson Wind Point 12,037
27 Pierce Manufacturing Appleton 11,900
28 Modine Manufacturing Racine 11,200
29 Carson Pirie Scott & Co store Milwaukee 10,001
30 Epic Verona 9,433
31 Packers Sanitation Services Cuba City 8,624
32 Banta Corporation 8,500
33 CASE North America Racine 8,000
34 WEC Energy Group Milwaukee 7,983
35 Marshfield Clinic Marshfield 7,744
36 MKE Mitchell Airport Milwaukee 7,500
37 US LBM Green Bay 7,300
38 Safway Group Pewaukee 7,300
39 ThedaCare Appleton 7,000
40 Brady Milwaukee 6,500
41 Aurora Health Care Milwaukee 6,384
42 Gardner Denver Milwaukee 6,200
43 Red Star Yeast Milwaukee 6,000
44 REV Group Milwaukee 6,000
45 Gundersen Health System La Crosse 6,000
46 Harley-Davidson Milwaukee 6,000
47 State of Wisconsin Madison 5,960
48 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee 5,620
49 Schreiber Foods Green Bay 5,500
50 Metavante Holding Company Milwaukee 5,500
51 Briggs & Stratton Wauwatosa 5,300
52 Actuant Menomonee Falls 5,200
53 SWFcontract Middleton 5,183
54 Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee 5,000
55 Michels Brownsville 5,000
56 Lands’ End Dodgeville 5,000
57 Manitowoc Manitowoc 4,900
58 Fortis Management Group Milwaukee 4,734
59 Menasha Neenah 4,625
60 Uline Pleasant Prairie 4,603
61 Gundersen Clinic, Ltd. La Crosse 4,500
62 Jason Industries Milwaukee 4,400
63 Waupaca Foundry Waupaca 4,396
64 Associated Bank Green Bay 4,361
65 Cooper Power Systems Inc Waukesha 4,300
66 Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin Greendale 4,165
67 Fairway Independent Mortgage Madison 4,109
68 Sensient Technologies Milwaukee 4,083
69 ABC Supply Co. Beloit 4,076
70 Sentry Stevens Point 4,000
71 Cousins Submarines Menomonee Falls 4,000
72 CUNA Mutual Group Madison 4,000
73 UMR, Inc. Wausau 4,000
74 Alliant Energy Madison 3,978
75 Generac Power Systems Waukesha 3,905
76 Strattec Security Milwaukee 3,877
77 Great Wolf Lodge Madison 3,750
78 Marten Transport Mondovi 3,622
79 Green Bay Packaging Green Bay 3,528
80 Wisconsin’s Technical Colleges Janesville 3,500
81 Curwood, Inc. Oshkosh 3,500
82 Bellin Health Green Bay 3,382
83 Baird Milwaukee 3,231
84 Broan Hartford 3,200
85 Rottinghaus La Crosse 3,200
86 Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities Madison 3,187
87 Cherry Electrical Products Pleasant Prairie 3,100
88 Air Wisconsin Airlines Appleton 3,100
89 Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Milwaukee 3,010
90 Community Health Care Inc Wausau 3,000
91 Courtesy Onalaska 3,000
92 Giddings & Lewis Machine Tools LLC Fond du Lac 3,000
93 Winnebago County SO Oshkosh 3,000
94 Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream Green Bay 3,000
95 Kenosha Hospital and Medical Center Inc Kenosha 3,000
96 La Crosse Schools La Crosse 3,000
97 SPECTRUM SOFTWARE Oshkosh 3,000
98 Luther Midelfort – Mayo Health System Eau Claire 3,000
99 Presto Products Incorporated Appleton 3,000
100 Nelson Global Products Stoughton 3,000

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