Akron, Ohio Top Employers

April 26, 2011 at 9:40 am EST


Akron is a city for both big and small businesses. As the site of many corporate headquarters as well as start-up operations, Akron offers employment opportunities in diverse industries.

Major Employers & Number of Employees

Summa Health System, 8,100

Akron General Health System, 5,928

Akron General Medical Center, 3,697

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 3,500

Summit County, 3,468

Kent State University, 3,400

Akron Public Schools, 3,050

The University of Akron, 2,845

FirstMerit Corp., 2,695

Akron Children’s Hospital, 4,600


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