These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Wisconsin

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 8 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 headquartered 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. ManpowerGroup
  6. Regal Beloit
  7. Fiserv
  8. Quad/Graphics
  9. Rockwell Automation
  10. Schneider National

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 959 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 55,350
3 Menards Eau Claire 40,000
4 Kohler Co. Kohler 30,000
5 ManpowerGroup Milwaukee 28,000
6 Regal Beloit Beloit 23,000
7 Fiserv Brookfield 23,000
8 Quad/Graphics Sussex 22,600
9 Rockwell Automation Milwaukee 22,000
10 Schneider National Green Bay 19,300
11 Kwik Trip La Crosse 18,112
12 UW Health Madison 17,900
13 Bemis Neenah 17,678
14 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison 16,860
15 Shopko Green Bay 16,650
16 Ashley Furniture Industries Arcadia 16,300
17 American Family Insurance Madison 16,000
18 Spectrum Brands Middleton 15,700
19 A. O. Smith Milwaukee 15,500
20 Roundy’s Supermarkets Milwaukee 14,783
21 Plexus Neenah 14,000
22 Oshkosh Oshkosh 13,800
23 School Specialty Greenville 12,650
24 Snap-on Tools Kenosha 12,100
25 SC Johnson Wind Point 12,037
26 Pierce Manufacturing Appleton 11,900
27 Modine Manufacturing Racine 11,200
28 Carson Pirie Scott & Co Milwaukee 10,001
29 Epic Verona 9,433
30 Packers Sanitation Services Cuba City 8,624
31 CASE North America Racine 8,000
32 Rexnord Milwaukee 8,000
33 WEC Energy Group Milwaukee 7,983
34 Marshfield Clinic Marshfield 7,744
35 Mitchell Airport Milwaukee 7,500
36 Northwestern Mutual Milwaukee 7,500
37 Safway Group Pewaukee 7,300
38 US LBM Green Bay 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 Gundersen Health System La Crosse 6,000
44 REV Group Milwaukee 6,000
45 Red Star Yeast Milwaukee 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 Briggs & Stratton Wauwatosa 5,300
51 Actuant Menomonee Falls 5,200
52 SWFcontract Middleton 5,183
53 Michels Brownsville 5,000
54 Lands’ End Dodgeville 5,000
55 Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee 5,000
56 Manitowoc Manitowoc 4,900
57 Fortis Management Group Milwaukee 4,734
58 Menasha Neenah 4,625
59 Uline Pleasant Prairie 4,603
60 Jason Industries Milwaukee 4,400
61 Waupaca Foundry Waupaca 4,396
62 Associated Bank Green Bay 4,361
63 Cooper Power Systems Inc Waukesha 4,300
64 Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin Greendale 4,165
65 Fairway Independent Mortgage Madison 4,109
66 Sensient Technologies Milwaukee 4,083
67 ABC Supply Co. Beloit 4,076
68 CUNA Mutual Group Madison 4,000
69 UMR Inc Wausau 4,000
70 Affinity Health System Appleton 4,000
71 Sentry Stevens Point 4,000
72 Cousins Submarines Menomonee Falls 4,000
73 Alliant Energy Madison 3,978
74 Generac Power Systems Waukesha 3,905
75 Strattec Security Milwaukee 3,877
76 Great Wolf Lodge Madison 3,750
77 Marten Transport Mondovi 3,622
78 Green Bay Packaging Green Bay 3,528
79 Wisconsin Technical Colleges Madison 3,500
80 Bellin Health Green Bay 3,382
81 Baird Milwaukee 3,231
82 Broan Hartford 3,200
83 Rottinghaus La Crosse 3,200
84 Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities Madison 3,187
85 Air Wisconsin Airlines Appleton 3,100
86 Smithfield Beef Group Inc Green Bay 3,000
87 Right Management Milwaukee 3,000
88 Courtesy Onalaska 3,000
89 GOOD HUMOR BREYERS ICE CREAM Green Bay 3,000
90 La Crosse Schools La Crosse 3,000
91 LUTHER MIDELFORT MAYO HEALTH SYS Eau Claire 3,000
92 Kenosha Hospital Kenosha 3,000
93 SPECTRUM SOFTWARE Oshkosh 3,000
94 Winnebago County Oshkosh 3,000
95 Giddings & Lewis Machine Tools Fond du Lac 3,000
96 Presto Products Co Appleton 3,000
97 Nelson Global Products Stoughton 3,000
98 Community Health Care Inc Wausau 3,000
99 Acuity Insurance Sheboygan 2,986
100 Greenheck Schofield 2,921

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