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Economic Development Division
150 S. Front Street, Suite 220
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Major Employers

Major Employers in the Columbus Region Company/Organization Sector Full Time Employees   1 The Ohio State University* Education 29,685   2 State of Ohio* Government 22,030

Major Employers in the Columbus Region


Company/Organization


Sector


Full Time Employees

 

1 The Ohio State University* Education

29,685

 

2 State of Ohio* Government

22,030

3 JP Morgan Chase Financial Activities

16,975

Ohio Health* Health Care 

16,000

 
5 Nationwide Insurance* Financial Activities

11,235

6 United States Government  Government 

10,800

 
7 City of Columbus  Government

8,653

 
8 Columbus Public Schools  Education 

8,611

 
9 Mt. Carmel Health Systems* Health Care

8,448

10    Honda of America Manufacturing 

7,400

 
11 Franklin County* Government

6,048

 
12 Nationwide Children's Hospital* Health Care

5,762

 
13 Kroger Retail Trade

5,417

14 Limited Brands* Retail Trade

5,200

 
15 Huntington Bancshares* Financial Activities

4,170

16 Cardinal Health* Health Care

4,030

 
17 Medco Health Health Care

3,831

 
18 American Electric Power* Utilities

3,527

 
19 Battelle*  Professional Services

 2,618

 
20 Southwestern City Schools Education 

2,500

 
21 Abbott Nutrition Manufacturing

2,055

 
22 Alliance Data Information

 2,030

 
23 Emerson Network/Liebert Corporation   Control Systems

2,000

 
24 State Farm Insurance Financial Activities

1,894

 
25 Dublin City Schools* Education

1,750

 
26 TS Tech Manufacturing

1,720

 
27 Hilliard City Schools* Education

1,700

28 Olentangy Local Schools* Education

1,700

 
29 Teleperformance Information

1,620

 
30 Exel Information

1,600

 
30 Giant Eagle Retail Trade

1,600

 
31 Ashland Chemicals/Technology

1,500

 
32 McGraw-Hill Publishing

1,495

 
33 Big Lots* Retail Trade

1,310

 
34 Chemical Abstracts Information

1,300

 
35 Worthington Industries* Manufacturing

1,229

 
36 Anchor-Hocking Manufacturing

1,200

 
37 Aetna Health Health Care

1,180

 
38 Anthem Blue Cross Insurance/Health Care

1,129

 
39 Boehringer Roxane Phameceuticals

1,110

 
40 Time-Warner Cable TV/Internet/Telephone

1,084

 

Some qualifying companies contacted have declined to reveal employment numbers and do not appear on this list 

*Headquartered locally

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