Major Employers

Kansas City has a strong pool of educated talent for organizations looking to locate to, start or expand here and the Economic Development Corporation of City of Kansas City, Missouri works in tandem with employers to connect residents to high-quality jobs. Residents thrive on career paths that feature choice, challenge and competitive compensation while employers are able to grow their business with a committed and reliable workforce

Major Employers:

Organization NameIndustry# of Employees
Federal GovernmentGovernment20846
Children's Mercy HospitalHealth services8382
Cerner CorporationHealth care information systems-Rockcreek Aviation6879
HoneywellElectronic & mech. weapons components mfg.5000
Saint Luke's Health SystemHealth services4638
Internal Revenue ServiceGovernment4600
City of Kansas City, MissouriGovernment4411
Truman Medical CentersHealth services3579
SS&CHealthcare information management services; Insurance Broker3125
Burns & McDonnellArchitects/Engineering2907
Research Medical CenterHealth services2496
University of Missouri-Kansas CityHigher education2427
Commerce BankBanking (Hdq.)2409
Hallmark Cards, Inc.Greeting card mfg. (Hdq.)2262
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityBanking (Regional Hdq.)2218
Kansas City Public SchoolsPublic education2018
Park Hill School DistrictPublic education1868
JE Dunn ConstructionConstruction (Hdq.)1800
H&R BlockTax preparation and financial services (Hdq.)1750
UMB Financial CorporationBanking (Hdq.)1706
VA Medical CenterHealth services1700
Jackson County, MissouriGovernment1400
FedExDelivery services1353
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas CityInsurance (Hdq.)1300
Lockton CompaniesInsurance broker (Hdq.)1286
State StreetMutual fund & insurance industry services; Insurance broker1222
U.S. BankBanking1200
Kansas City SouthernRailroad (Hdq.)1157
American Century Companies, Inc.Mutual funds (Hdq.)1103
FreightquoteOnline freight shipping broker (Hdq.)1025
Hickman Mills School DistrictPublic education925
Aspen ProductsPaper plates & lunch bags mfg.850
ISS Facility ServicesBuilding maintenance850
Catalent Pharma SolutionsPharmaceutical prod dev services800
SpectrumCable television800
Metropolitan Community CollegeHigher education795
Spring Venture GroupInsurance broker (Hdq.)772
Kansas City Area Transportation AuthorityPublic transportation750
Milbank Manufacturing Co.Electrical meter equipment mfg. (Hdq.)719
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLPLaw firm (Hdq.)712
Custom Truck One SourceTruck and equipment mfg. (Hdq.)700
Smithfield Farmland Foods, Inc.Meat products mfg. (Hdq.)700
Carondelet HealthHealth services688
Kansas City RoyalsMajor League Baseball team650
Bank of America, N.A.Banking600
Woodley Building MaintenanceJanitorial services600
Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co.Plumbing specialty products mfg. (Hdq.)581
Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas CityRiverboat gaming576
VMLY&RWeb design, media575
National Association of Insurance CommissionersInsurance association (Hdq.)550
Stowers Institute for Medical ResearchBiomedical research center (Hdq.)550
Rockhurst UniversityHigher education547
CBIZManagement consulting; Insurance Broker543
Sun Life Financial Inc.Insurance broker541
HNTBArchitects, engineers, planners (Hdq.)530
Broadridge Financial SolutionsCommunications management, statement, billing services and data analytics524
Kansas City Aviation DepartmentAirport transportation520
Bayer CropScienceCrop protection products mfg.500
Polsinelli PCLaw firm (Hdq.)489
EvergyEnergy and related services (Hdq.)486
Musician's FriendMusic equipment retail distribution center468
Challenge Manufacturing CompanyAuto parts mfg.450
Johnson ControlsAutomotive storage battery mfg. & distr.450
Country Club Bank CCB CorporationCommunity bank (Hdq.)445
GraingerElectric motors distribution center440
Kansas City Life Insurance CompanyInsurance (Hdq.)437
Center School DistrictPublic education425
Fiorella's Jack Stack BarbecueBarbecue restaurants and catering423
Americo Life, Inc.Insurance420
Kissick Construction CompanyFull-service construction company420
Lincare Holdings, Inc.Respiratory services418
Black & McDonaldElectrical communications contractor (U.S. Hdq.)417
Swiss ReInsurance415
Citi CardsBank card collections405
Pure Fishing, Inc.Fishing equipment distribution center401
Clarkson Construction CoConstruction (Hdq.)400
Spire, Inc.Utility400
Superior BowenAsphalt and development contracting (Hdq.)400
Littler MendelsonAdministrative center for labor-law firm398
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.Riverboat gaming390
DeloitteAccounting firm387
CBRE Group, Inc.Commercial real estate services362
AutoAlertAutomotive data mining (Hdq.)350
Grupo Antolin North AmericaAutomotive modular interior parts mfg.350
KPMG LLPAccounting firm350
McCownGordon ConstructionConstruction (Hdq.)350
MRIGlobalR&D services for several scientific disciplines (Hdq.)350
Black & VeatchArchitects/Engineering342
BlueScope Properties GroupPre-engineered buildings (Hdq.)339
PopulousArchitecture (Hdq.)324
eScreenNext generation drug screening (Hdq.)322
Kansas City UniversityHigher education310
BarkleyAdvertising (Hdq.)300
Dickinson Financial Corporation Bank MidwestFinancial services300
Kansas City StarNewspaper printing & publishing300
Stinson LLPLaw firm (Distributed Hdq.)300
Husch Blackwell LLPLaw firm291
BKD CPAs & AdvisorsCPA and advisory firm265
Mark One Electric Company, Inc.Construction and design services (Hdq.)255
Foley EquipmentConstruction equipment and supplies251
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPFinance251
American Central Transport, Inc.3PL250
IBM CorporationComputers & equipment250
Mars PetcarePet food R&D and mfg.250
Musselman & Hall Contractors LLCRailroad construction and maintenance, concrete services, asphalt pavement services250
Nitto Automotive, Inc.Rubber-based sealants, adhesive, & rel. products mfg.250
Spencer Fane LLPLegal services (Hdq.)250

Last updated 2.22.21

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