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:
CompanyDescriptionEmployees in KCMO
Federal GovernmentGovernment18,744
Cerner CorporationHealth care information systems13,964
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & ClinicsHealth services8,123
Internal Revenue ServiceGovernment4,600
City of Kansas City, MOGovernment4,521
University of Missouri-Kansas CityHigher education3,850
Honeywell FM&TElectronic & mech. weapons components mfg.3,600
Hallmark Cards, Inc.Greeting card mfg. (Hdq.)3,222
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas CityHealth services3,195
Burns & McDonnellArchitects/Engineering (Hdq.)2,793
Kansas City, MO School DistrictPublic education2,500
Commerce BankBanking (Hdq.)2,447
UMB FinancialBanking (Hdq.)2,157
Carondelet HealthHealth services1,900
Truman Medical Center, Inc.Health services1,879
Research Medical Center (HCA)Health services1,696
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityBanking (Regional Hdq.)1,605
Park Hill School DistrictPublic education1,600
Jackson County, MOGovernment1,530
Lockton CompaniesInsurance broker (Hdq.)1,465
VA Medical Center, Kansas CityHealth services1,450
Saint Luke’s Health SystemHealth services1,253
State StreetMutual fund & insurance industry services1,222
H&R Block, Inc.Tax prep. & financial services (Hdq.)1,200
Johnson ControlsCommercial fire and security services1,110
Freightquote.comOnline freight shipping broker (Hdq.)1,025
Saint Luke’s Northland HospitalHealth services1,000
Hickman Mills School DistrictPublic education1,000
American Century Investments, Inc.Mutual funds (Hdq.)1,000
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas CityInsurance (Hdq.)987
JE Dunn ConstructionConstruction (Hdq.)930
ISS Facility ServicesBuilding maintenance850
Evergy (KCP&L)Energy & rel. services (Hdq.)837
SpectrumCable television815
Metropolitan Community CollegeHigher education813
Smithfield Farmland Foods, Inc.Meat products mfg. (Hdq.)811
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLPLaw firm (Hdq.)804
Americo Financial Life & Annuity Insurance CoInsurance777
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.Pharmaceutical prod dev services750
Kansas City Area Transportation AuthorityPublic transportation736
Kansas City SouthernRailroad (Hdq.)700
DST Pharmacy Solutions (formerly Argus Health Systems,  Inc.)Healthcare information management services700
Milbank Manufacturing Co., Inc.Electrical meter mounting equipment mfg. (Hdq.)615
Sun Life FinancialInsurance (Hdq.)613
Woodley Building MaintenanceJanitorial services600
Bank of AmericaBanking600
Dickinson Financial CorporationFinancial services (Hdq.)594
Polsinelli PCLaw firm581
VMLWeb design, media (Hdq.)571
Kansas City Aviation DepartmentAirport transportation566
Broadridge Financial Solutions (Formerly DST Output)Communications management, statement & billing services560
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 GroupInsurance rate quoting (Hdq.)525
Stowers Institute for Medical ResearchBiomedical research center508
CBIZManagement consulting506
Bayer CropScience, Core Technologies CenterCrop protection products mfg.500
Research Psychiatric Center (HCA)Health services500
Rockhurst UniversityHigher education500
Bank MidwestBanking (Hdq.)500
National Association of Insurance CommissionersInsurance association (Hdq.)500
Musician’s FriendMusic equipment retail distribution center468
GraingerElectric motors distribution center440
Littler Mendelson PCAdministrative center for labor-law firm430
Kansas City Life Insurance Co.Insurance (Hdq.)426
DST Systems, Inc.Data processing systems (Hdq.)420
FedEx Ground Hub & Local TerminalDelivery services410
SpireUtility (Hdq.)400
Citi CardsBank card collections400
Center School DistrictPublic education395
Country Club BankCommunity bank (Hdq.)390
McCownGordon ConstructionConstruction383
Lincare Holdings, Inc. (Home Oxygen to you)Respiratory services372
Kansas City University of Medicine & BiosciencesHigher education361
TriWest Healthcare AllianceHealth benefits management firm for the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs360
eScreenNext generation drug screening (Hdq.)357
BlueScope Buildings North AmericaPre-engineered buildings (Hdq.)350
Laboratory Corporation of AmericaGenomic testing and commercialization of new diagnostic technologies350
BarkleyAdvertising (Hdq.)330
Black & VeatchArchitects/Engineering311
Haldex Brake Products Corp.Brake products mfg. (Hdq.)311
KPMG LLPAccounting firm307
Stinson Leonard Street LLPLaw firm304
DeloitteAccounting firm302
Mark One Electric Company, Inc.Construction and design services300
Challenge Manufacturing (Formerly Kansas City Manufacturing)Auto parts mfg.300
Kansas City Star Co.Newspaper printing & publishing300
Grupo Antolin North AmericaAutomotive modular interior parts mfg.300
Research Medical Center Brookside Campus (HCA) (formerly Baptist-Lutheran Medical Center)Health services300
Multivac, Inc.Food packaging machinery mfg.300
Faultless Laundry Co.Commercial laundry (Hdq.)300
Husch Blackwell LLPLaw firm296
Lathrop & Gage LLPLaw firm (Hdq.)295
Custom Truck & EquipmentTruck and Equipment mfg. (Hdq.)290
Black & McDonaldElectrical communications contractor (U.S. Hdq.)289
Nitto DenkoRubber-based sealants, adhesive, & rel. products mfg. (Hdq.)280
PopulousArchitecture (Hdq.)277
Russell Stover Chocolates, Inc.Chocolate mfg. & retailer (Hdq.)275

Last updated 1.7.19