Company County Description Employees
University of Kentucky Fayette Education 15,541
Kentucky State Government Employees Franklin Government 11,210
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Scott Manufacturing 9,712
Amazon.com Fayette Distribution 5,727
Fayette County Public Schools Fayette Education 5,620
Baptist Health Fayette Healthcare 4,502
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fayette Government 2,884
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Fayette Healthcare 2,621
Madison County School System Madison Education 2,000
Conduent Fayette Outsourcing 2,500
Scott County Public Schools Scott Education 1,926
Veterans Medical Center Fayette Healthcare 2,000
Eastern Kentucky University Madison Education 1,800
Jessamine County Schools Jessamine Education 1,500
Lockheed Martin Fayette Manufacturing 1,500
Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Plant Madison Engineering Services 1,200
Lexmark International Inc. Fayette World HQ 1,400
Franklin County School Systems Franklin Education 1,100
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc Madison Manufacturing 1,100
Lexington Clinic Fayette Healthcare 839
Hyster-Yale Group Inc. Madison Manufacturing 980
Toyota Production, Engineering & Manufacturing Center Scott Manufacturing 852
Adient US LLC (Johnson Controls) Scott Manufacturing 838
UPS Fayette Transportation & Warehousing 626
Frankfort Regional Medical Center Franklin Healthcare 800
Kentucky State University Franklin Education 790
Montaplast of North America Franklin Manufacturing 760
Webasto Roof Systems Fayette Manufacturing 619
Schneider Electric Fayette Manufacturing 598
Big Ass Fans Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 547
Quad Graphics Woodford Manufacturing 624
Amazon.com – Kindle Support Clark Call Center 600
Blue Grass Army Depot Madison Military 600
Catalent Pharma Solutions Clark Manufacturing 600
CMWA Bourbon Manufacturing 575
TOPY America Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 567
Georgetown Community Hospital Scott Healthcare 534
EnerSys Madison Manufacturing 520
Link-Belt Cranes Fayette Headquaretrs & Manufacturing 525
Toyota Tsusho America Scott Manufacturing 511
Valvoline Fayette Headquarters 500
Federal Bureau of Prisons Fayette Corrections 494
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. Clark Information Services 500
McLane Cumberland Jessamine Distribution 500
Central Bank & Trust Fayette Finance 490
BCTC Fayette Education 432
Alltech Inc. Jessamine Headquarters & Manufacturing 450
Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc Scott Real Estate 450
Tempur Sealy International Fayette Headquarters 420
Total Quality Logistics Fayette Professional Services 403
Leggett & Platt Inc. Clark Manufacturing 400
R J Corman Railroad Group LLP Jessamine Headquarters 400
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Fayette Healthcare 374
Yokohama Industries America Inc. Woodford Headquarters & Manufacturing 400
Georgia Pacific – Lexington Dixie Plant Fayette Manufacturing 360
Sherwin-Willaims Company Madison Distribution & Warehousing 360
Buffalo Trace Distillery Franklin Manufacturing 353
McKechnie Vehicle Components Jessamine Manufacturing 353
Galls LLC Fayette Headquarters & Mail Order 350
Commonwealth Credit union Franklin Finance & insurance 318
Leggett & Platt Inc. Scott Manufacturing 318
Hayashi Telempu North America Franklin Manufacturing 310
Scott County Government Scott Government 305
East KY Power Cooperative Inc. Clark Utilities 300
NSG – Pilkington North America Woodford Manufacturing 300
Beam Suntory Franklin Distillery 298
City of Frankfort Franklin Government 289
International Crankshaft Scott Manufacturing 286
CLC Lodging (Formerly Creative Lodging Solutions) Fayette Headquarters 325
P-K Tool & Manufacturing Company Madison Manufacturing 282
The Okonite Company Madison Manufacturing 282
Everburn Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 283
Vuteq USA Inc. Scott Manufacturing 272
Aichi Forge USA Inc Scott Manufacturing 269
J.M. Smucker Fayette Manufacturing 280
Georgetown College Scott Education 252
Gray Construction Fayette Construction 264
Franklin County Government Franklin Government 246
Stantec Consulting Services Fayette Engineering Services 250
Lakeshore Learning Materials Woodford Manufacturing 243
Fifth Third Bank Fayette Finance 250
WestRock (RockTenn) Jessamine Manufacturing 235
Quanex Building Products (aka Mikron) Madison Manufacturing 233
The Freeman Corporation Clark Manufacturing 223
Wal-Mart Scott Retail Trade 222
Infiltrator Water Technologies Clark Manufacturing 220
Phoenix Transportation Services Scott Transportation & Warehousing 220
Transylvania University Fayette Education 250
Kokoku Rubber Inc. Madison Wholesale Trade 218
Franklin Plant Board Franklin Utilities 216
Georgetown City Government Scott Government 209
Keeneland Association Fayette Hospitality 240
Amcor Rigid Plastics Jessamine Manufacturing 205
Donaldson Co. Inc. Jessamine Manufacturing 201
Neogen Corp Fayette Manufacturing 225
JP Morgan Chase Fayette Finance 224
Save-A-Lot Distribution Center Clark Wholesale Trade 200
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Fayette Retail Trade 220
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fayette Manufacturing 219
Rocky Mountain ATV Clark Retail Trade 180
Winchester Farms Dairy Clark Manufacturing 180
CLARK Material Handling Company Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 200
Qualex Machining Madison Industrial Services 175
Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance (KEMI) Fayette Insurance 200
AGC Glass Co. North America Madison Manufacturing 168
Frankfort Independent School System Franklin Education 167
Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa Fayette Hospitality 200
eCampus.com Fayette Retail Trade 195
Belcan – Lexington Design Center Fayette Engineering Services 190
Lexington Christian Academy Fayette Education 189
Columbia Gas of Kentucky Fayette Utilities 185
Kinetic by Windstream Fayette Utilities 181
Qualex Manufacturing LLC Scott Manufacturing 155
ORBIS Corporation Scott Manufacturing 153
Avantor Performance Materials Bourbon Manufacturing 150
Meritor Inc Franklin Retail Trade 150
MPW Scott Industrial Services 150
Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries Inc Bourbon Manufacturing 150
STEMCO Madison Manufacturing 150
Charter Communications Fayette Telecommunications 170
Ruskin Fayette Manufacturing 170
Penske Scott Real Estate & Rental Leasing 145
Walle Corp Clark Manufacturing 145
Richmond Auto Parts Technology Inc. Madison Manufacturing 143
Pizza Wholesale of Lexington Inc Bourbon Distribution 140
Kentucky Eagle Inc. Fayette Wholesale Trade 166
Novelis Corporation Madison Manufacturing 138
Emerson (Formerly Aventics) Fayette Manufacturing 160
Toyota Logistics Services Scott Logistics 135
Kentucky Blood Center Fayette Healthcare 160
Harrod Concrete & Stone Co Franklin Manufacturing 130
Univance Inc. Clark Professional Services 130
Clark Distributing Co Woodford Wholesale Trade 129
Parker Hannifin Corp. OES Division Fayette Manufacturing 160
Tiffany & Co. Jewelers Fayette Manufacturing 160
EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLC Bourbon Manufacturing 125
Concept Packaging Scott Manufacturing 121
Centria Franklin Retail Trade 120
SRC of Lexington Inc Fayette Manufacturing 155
Bristol Group Fayette Construction 150
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Clark Manufacturing 120
Lectodryer LLC Madison Wholesale Trade 119
Hyatt Regency Lexington Fayette Hospitality 150
Kentucky American Water Fayette Utilities 150
KI (USA) Corporation Madison Manufacturing 115
Conduent Madison Outsourcing 112
MBM Food Service Franklin Manufacturing 112
More Than A Bakery Woodford Manufacturing 112
LexLive Fayette Hospitality 150
Sargeant & Greenleaf Inc Jessamine Manufacturing 110
Sayre Christian Village Fayette Healthcare 150
Ruggles Sign Co. Woodford Manufacturing 103
Jenmar Corporation of KY Clark Manufacturing 102
Advanced Green Components Clark Manufacturing 100
Ale-8 One Bottling Company Clark Manufacturing 100
B&H Tool Works Inc Madison Retail Trade 100
Pathology & Cytology Laboratories Inc Fayette Research / Healthcre 145
Industry Products Scott Transportation & Warehousing 100
Piramal Pharma Solutions, Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 142
Shriners Children’s Lexington Fayette Healthcare 141
Aramark Uniform Service Fayette Back Office 140
Associations International Fayette Professional Services 140
Cintas Corporation Fayette Facility Services 140
Clay Ingels Co. LLC Fayette Construction 140
U.S. Equestrian Fayette Agriculture 137
TwinSpires Fayette Corporate Office 135
Summit Biosciences Inc Fayette Manufacturing 133
NSG – Pilkington North America Fayette Manufacturing 129
WLEX-TV Fayette 129
Nitto Denko Automotive Kentucky Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 120
OpenText (Formerly Hewlett Packard Company) Fayette 120
Nitto Inc Fayette Manufacturing 120
Sayre School Fayette Education 118
International Paper Fayette Manufacturing 116
AppHarvest Fayette Agriculture 115
21c Museum Hotel Lexington Fayette Hospitality 115
Central Bank Center Fayette Hospitality 115
Xometry (formerly MakeTime) Fayette 112
Lexington Catholic High School Fayette Education 110
LBX Co LLC Fayette Manufacturing 102
Graham Packaging Fayette Manufacturing 102
Stoll, Keenon, Ogden Fayette Legal Services 100
Star Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 100
Amteck Fayette Manufacturing 100
Holly Hill and Co. Fayette/Woodford Hospitality 220
Source: Commerce Lexington Inc., March 2022