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Major Employers

Ellis County and the City of Hays are home to a diverse group of employers.  From healthcare to manufacturing, telecommunications to education, Ellis County and the City of Hays are an ideal area to locate/expand a business.  Below are some of our major employers:


Employee  Industry 
Hays Medical Center 1235 Healthcare provider
Fort Hays State University 1000 Division II college
USD 489 - Hays 775 School district
Ellis County/City of Hays 427 Local government
Wal-Mart 393 Retail goods
Hess Services 287 Oilfield supply manufacturer
EnerSys 267 Sealed lead battery manufacturer
Eagle Communications 260 Telecommunications
DSNWK 259 Health Provider fordDisabled individuals
Nex-Tech/Rural Telephone 206 Telecommunications
Dillons  - a Kroeger store 160 Retail grocery
Amphenol Adronics
157 Automotive parts manufacturer
McDonalds 134 Fast food 
Midwest Energy 118 Utility provider
Nex-Tech Wireless 107 Wirelss provider
Wheelchairs of Kansas 104 Medical equipment manufacturer
S & W  Supply  88 Oilfield supply/manufacturer
Thomas More Prep-Marion 88 Parochial school
USD 388-Ellis 87 School district
APAC Kansas  -  Shears Division 79 Heavy construction
Sunflower Electric 66 Utility provider
Midland Marketing 66 Grain storage/AG products
Glassman Corporation 60 Building mechanical systems design/mfg
Cross Manufacturing 50 Hydraulics components manufacturing