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:
Company Description Employees in KCMO
Federal Government Government 18,744
Cerner Corporation Health care information systems 13,964
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Health services 8,123
Internal Revenue Service Government 4,600
City of Kansas City, MO Government 4,521
University of Missouri-Kansas City Higher education 3,850
Honeywell FM&T Electronic & mech. weapons components mfg. 3,600
Hallmark Cards, Inc. Greeting card mfg. (Hdq.) 3,222
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Health services 3,195
Burns & McDonnell Architects/Engineering (Hdq.) 2,793
Kansas City, MO School District Public education 2,500
Commerce Bank Banking (Hdq.) 2,447
UMB Financial Banking (Hdq.) 2,157
Carondelet Health Health services 1,900
Truman Medical Center, Inc. Health services 1,879
Research Medical Center (HCA) Health services 1,696
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Banking (Regional Hdq.) 1,605
Park Hill School District Public education 1,600
Jackson County, MO Government 1,530
Lockton Companies Insurance broker (Hdq.) 1,465
VA Medical Center, Kansas City Health services 1,450
Saint Luke’s Health System Health services 1,253
State Street Mutual fund & insurance industry services 1,222
H&R Block, Inc. Tax prep. & financial services (Hdq.) 1,200
Johnson Controls Commercial fire and security services 1,110
Freightquote.com Online freight shipping broker (Hdq.) 1,025
Saint Luke’s Northland Hospital Health services 1,000
Hickman Mills School District Public education 1,000
American Century Investments, Inc. Mutual funds (Hdq.) 1,000
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City Insurance (Hdq.) 987
JE Dunn Construction Construction (Hdq.) 930
ISS Facility Services Building maintenance 850
Evergy (KCP&L) Energy & rel. services (Hdq.) 837
Spectrum Cable television 815
Metropolitan Community College Higher education 813
Smithfield Farmland Foods, Inc. Meat products mfg. (Hdq.) 811
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Law firm (Hdq.) 804
Americo Financial Life & Annuity Insurance Co Insurance 777
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. Pharmaceutical prod dev services 750
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Public transportation 736
Kansas City Southern Railroad (Hdq.) 700
DST Pharmacy Solutions (formerly Argus Health Systems,  Inc.) Healthcare information management services 700
Milbank Manufacturing Co., Inc. Electrical meter mounting equipment mfg. (Hdq.) 615
Sun Life Financial Insurance (Hdq.) 613
Woodley Building Maintenance Janitorial services 600
Bank of America Banking 600
Dickinson Financial Corporation Financial services (Hdq.) 594
Polsinelli PC Law firm 581
VML Web design, media (Hdq.) 571
Kansas City Aviation Department Airport transportation 566
Broadridge Financial Solutions (Formerly DST Output) Communications management, statement & billing services 560
Aspen Products, Inc. Paper plates & lunch bags mfg. 550
U.S. Engineering Co. Mechanical contractor (Hdq.) 550
HNTB Corp. Architects, engineers, planners (Hdq.) 530
Spring Venture Group Insurance rate quoting (Hdq.) 525
Stowers Institute for Medical Research Biomedical research center 508
CBIZ Management consulting 506
Bayer CropScience, Core Technologies Center Crop protection products mfg. 500
Research Psychiatric Center (HCA) Health services 500
Rockhurst University Higher education 500
Bank Midwest Banking (Hdq.) 500
National Association of Insurance Commissioners Insurance association (Hdq.) 500
Musician’s Friend Music equipment retail distribution center 468
Grainger Electric motors distribution center 440
Littler Mendelson PC Administrative center for labor-law firm 430
Kansas City Life Insurance Co. Insurance (Hdq.) 426
DST Systems, Inc. Data processing systems (Hdq.) 420
FedEx Ground Hub & Local Terminal Delivery services 410
Spire Utility (Hdq.) 400
Citi Cards Bank card collections 400
Center School District Public education 395
Country Club Bank Community bank (Hdq.) 390
McCownGordon Construction Construction 383
Lincare Holdings, Inc. (Home Oxygen to you) Respiratory services 372
Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences Higher education 361
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Health benefits management firm for the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs 360
eScreen Next generation drug screening (Hdq.) 357
BlueScope Buildings North America Pre-engineered buildings (Hdq.) 350
Laboratory Corporation of America Genomic testing and commercialization of new diagnostic technologies 350
Barkley Advertising (Hdq.) 330
Black & Veatch Architects/Engineering 311
Haldex Brake Products Corp. Brake products mfg. (Hdq.) 311
KPMG LLP Accounting firm 307
Stinson Leonard Street LLP Law firm 304
Deloitte Accounting firm 302
Mark One Electric Company, Inc. Construction and design services 300
Challenge Manufacturing (Formerly Kansas City Manufacturing) Auto parts mfg. 300
Kansas City Star Co. Newspaper printing & publishing 300
Grupo Antolin North America Automotive modular interior parts mfg. 300
Research Medical Center Brookside Campus (HCA) (formerly Baptist-Lutheran Medical Center) Health services 300
Multivac, Inc. Food packaging machinery mfg. 300
Faultless Laundry Co. Commercial laundry (Hdq.) 300
Husch Blackwell LLP Law firm 296
Lathrop & Gage LLP Law firm (Hdq.) 295
Custom Truck & Equipment Truck and Equipment mfg. (Hdq.) 290
Black & McDonald Electrical communications contractor (U.S. Hdq.) 289
Nitto Denko Rubber-based sealants, adhesive, & rel. products mfg. (Hdq.) 280
Populous Architecture (Hdq.) 277
Russell Stover Chocolates, Inc. Chocolate mfg. & retailer (Hdq.) 275

Last updated 1.7.19