Leading Employers

Leading Employers in Cleveland Plus

Company Name

Local FT Employees

Business Description

Cleveland Clinic

 35,291

Health care provider
University Hospitals

 19,907

Nationally recognized, integrated health care system comprised of hospitals and outpatient health centers
Progressive Corp.

 9,330

Insurance and financial company
Giant Eagle Inc.

9,016

Multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailer
Group Management Services Inc.

6,506

Professional employer organization
General Motors Co.

 6,000

Automotive manufacturing
The MetroHealth System

 5,844

Health care provider
Summa Health

 5,526

Integrated health care delivery system encompassing eight hospitals, multiple foundations and a health plan
Kent State University

 5,357

Higher education
KeyCorp

 5,263

Bank-based financial services company
FirstEnergy Corp.

 5,167

Electric utility holding company
Humility-Mary Health Partners

5,000

Health care provider
Akron Children’s Hospital

4,463

Pediatric health system
Case Western Reserve University

4,443

Higher education
Aultman Health Foundation

4,395

Health care
Swagelok Co.

 4,182

Designer and manufacturer of industrial fluid system components
Akron General Health System

 3,938

Integrated health care delivery system
Sherwin-Williams Co.

 3,602

Coatings and related products
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

 3,464

Residential and commercial real estate
Sterling Jewelers Inc.

 3,318

Retail jewelry
UPS

 3,176

Parcel delivery
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

 3,000

Tire manufacturer
Lincoln Electric Co.

2,866

Designer, developer and manufacturer of arc welding products
InfoCision Management Corp.

2,783

Inbound and outbound call center provider
TimkenSteel Corp.

2,471

Leader in customized alloy steel products and services
The Lubrizol Corp.

2,431

Specialty chemical company
University of Akron

2,422

Higher Education
Ford Motor Co.  2,400 Automobile manufacturer
Nestle USA

2,277

HQ for Nestle USA’s Prepared Foods, Baking and Pizza divisions, Nestle USA Business Services and Nestle Professional’s Culinary business
Parker Hannifin Corp.

2,250

Fluid power systems, electromechanical controls
Youngstown State University

2,188

Higher education
ArcelorMittal

 2,161

Steel manufacturer
Babcock & Wilcox

 2,100

Engineering, manufacturing and construction services for renewable, fossil power and industrial customers
Mercy Medical Center

 2,075

Health care provider
Rock Gaming

2,075

Horseshoe Casino Cleveland and ThistleDown Racino are part of Caesars Entertainment Co.
Lake Health

2,074

Hospital
Discount Drug Mart Inc.

 1,998

Regional drug store chain
Huntington National Bank

 1,902

Financial services
Rockwell Automation Inc.

 1,899

Global provider of industrial automation control and information solutions
Southwest General

 1,817

Private, not-for-profit 358-bed hospital with a 90+ year history
American Greetings Corp.

1,806

Creates and manufactures innovative social expression products
Medical Mutual of Ohio

 1,800

Mutual company providing health and life insurance, dental, vision products and TPA services
Eaton

 1,771

Electrical, hydraulic, aerospace, truck and automotive products
Diebold Inc.

 1,753

Innovative self-service technology, software, security systems and related services
The J.M. Smucker Co.

 1,700

Fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter, shortening and oils
Mercy

 1,663

Health care provider
Alcoa

 1,600

Aluminum forgings for aerospace, automotive and commercial transportation markets
Luk USA LLC

 1,600

Clutch systems and torque converters for the automotive industry
Dominion East Ohio

 1,595

Natural gas distribution
Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.

 1,595

Retail grocery and pharmacy stores
Westfield Insurance

 1,568

Insurance, banking and related financial services
Cleveland State University

 1,522

Higher education
The Timken Co.

 1,494

The global leader in tapered roller bearings, the company offers a full bearing portfolio and related services
Ganley Auto Group

 1,422

Automobile dealerships, sales and service
Hyland Software

 1,425

Independent software vendor; developer of the OnBase enterprise content management software suite
Jo-Ann Stores LLC

 1,423

Fabric and craft retailer
Safeguard Properties Management LLC

 1,416

Inspection and maintenance of defaulted and foreclosed properties nationally
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

 1,400

Financial services
Cuyahoga Community College

1,350

Higher education
Avery Dennison

 1,348

Manufacturer of pressure sensitive paper, film and foil, graphic materials and specialty tapes
Scott Fetzer Co.

1,333

Diversified manufacturer
Ernst & Young LLP

 1,292

Assurance, advisory, tax and transaction advisory services
United

 1,283

Airline
Shearer’s Foods LLC

 1,237

Manufacturer of snack foods
Oberlin College

 1,178

Higher education
Bridgestone Americas Inc.

 1,050

Tire manufacturer
HealthSpan

 1,050

Health care provider and insurance company
Philips

 1,025

Diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving peoples lives through meaningful innovation
Medina County

 1,018

County government
Pepsi Beverages Co.

1,006

Manufacturer, seller and distributor of PepsiCo and Allied Beverages
Spitzer Management Inc. 

 1,000

Automobile retail, commercial and residential real estate development, golf course and marina management
Saint Gobain North America

 982

Construction products, high-performance materials, glass containers
Portage County

 978

County government
RPM International Inc.

 959

Specialty coatings for industrial and consumer markets
PPG Industries Inc.

 957

Coatings and speciality products company
Menorah Park Center for Senior Living.

 956

Full continuum of care for seniors including residential and community services
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

 887

Health care provider
Vitamix Corp.

 851

Manufacturer of high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

 845

U.S. central bank
Third Federal Savings & Loan

845

Savings and loan
Newell Rubbermaid

840

Global marketer of consumer and commercial products
Ohio Savings Bank

840

Financial institution/bank
Hospice of the Western Reserve

814

Hospice
Invacare Corp.

 785

Medical devices for the home and long-term care markets
The Step2 Co. LLC

 779

Manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys, rotational molder of plastics
Stark State College

649

State college, higher education institute
Forest City Realty Trust Inc.

 646

Owner and developer of real estate
Jones Day

 631

Legal services
FedEx Custom Critical Inc. 

 628

Expedited, temperature-control and brokerage transportation solutions
Oriana House Inc.

601

Nonprofit agency providing community corrections, chemical dependency treatment, and re-entry services
The Davey Tree Expert Co.

599

Provides tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for residential, commercial, utility and government markets

Source: Crain’s Cleveland Business 2016, ReferenceUSA