Top Employers in Cedar Rapids, IA

Businesses in Cedar Rapids range from food makers to aviation system providers

Mitch Kline
On Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:31
Cedar Rapids, IA

While rooted in agriculture, Cedar Rapids' economy has grown diverse, including high tech companies, healthcare providers and retailers. Cedar Rapids may be the largest corn processing city in the country, but the companies providing the most jobs here fall far from the farm.

Top Employers in Cedar Rapids

Rockwell Collins - 8,700

Transamerica - 3,872

St. Luke's Hospital - 3,184

Hy-Vee - 2,599

Mercy Medical Center - 2,312

Kirkwood Community College - 1,895

City of Cedar Rapids - 1,311

Nordstrom - 1,200

Quaker Oats - 1,018


Mitchell Kline, previous city editor for, curates and produces content for the website, including stories, photos and videos. He also wrote the Top 10 lists.