Major Employers

St. Louis features a diversified economy that is home to corporate headquarters and major business divisions across a wide range of industries. Fourteen Fortune 1000 companies (8 of which are in the Fortune 500) are headquartered in the St. Louis metro area.

Leading companies in insurance, manufacturing and financial services are among the Fortune 500, including Centene, Emerson Electric, Edward Jones and Reinsurance Group of America. These and other larger companies play an active role in the St. Louis community through charitable donations, corporate sponsorships, board leadership and outreach to area schools and colleges.

The following are selected, representative large companies in key industries in Greater St. Louis:

Bioscience: Allied Healthcare Products*, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer, bioMerieux, DowDuPont, GlaxoSmithKline, KWS, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals*, Pfizer, MilliporeSigma, Novus International*, Stereotaxis*

Consumer Services & Goods: Amazon, AB In-Bev, Build-A-Bear Workshop*, Belden*, BellRing Brands*, Caleres*, Drury Hotels*, Energizer*, Enterprise Rent-A-Car*, Imo’s Pizza*, Prairie Farms Dairy*, Nestle Purina, Post Holdings*, Proctor & Gamble, Rawlings*, Schnuck Markets*, Spectrum Brands

Energy: Ameren*, Apex Oil*, Arch Coal*, Peabody Energy*, Phillips 66, Spire*

Financial Services: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Bank of America, CitiMortgage, Centene*, Commerce Bank*, Edward Jones*, Enterprise Financial Services*, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis*, First Bank*, Reinsurance Group of America*, Stifel Financial*, Square, TD Ameritrade, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors*

Healthcare: Ascension*, BJC HealthCare*, Delmar Gardens*, Express Scripts, Lutheran Senior Services*, Mercy*, SSM Health*

Information Technology: Amdocs*, AT&T Missouri, Cass Information Systems*, Charter Communications, IBM, MasterCard, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Perficient*, Refinitiv, Verizon, World Wide Technology*

Manufacturing: American Railcar Industries*, Barry Wehmiller*, Bodine Aluminum, Boeing Defense, Space, & Security, Bunge*, ESCO Technologies*, Leonardo DRS, Emerson*, GKN Aerospace, General Motors, Olin*, True Manufacturing*, U.S. Steel

Transportation and Distribution: Bi-State Development Agency*, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, CSX, Federal Express, Graybar*, Huttig Building Products*, Norfolk Southern, Scott Air Force Base*, Southwest Airlines, Trans States Airlines*, UniGroup*, United Parcel Service, Union Pacific, XTRA Lease*.

*Headquarters in Greater St. Louis

Fortune 1000 Companies – St. Louis, MO-IL MSA, 2020

CompanyRankRevenue (billions)
2Emerson Electric176$18.372
3Reinsurance Group of America225$14.300
4Edward Jones336$9.526
5Graybar Electric415$7.523
8Post Holdings499$5.681
9Peabody Energy582$4.623
10Stifel Financial690$3.195
12Energizer Holdings834$2.729
14Arch Resources922$2.294
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