Leading Employers

Leading Employers for North Louisiana

Below are listings of the leading employers in both the Shreveport-Bossier and Monroe MSAs.  A listing of the leading employers in each of our individual parishes can be accessed via the dropdown menu above or the list to the right.

Shreveport-Bossier MSA Leading Employers

Company Industry Employees Parish
Barksdale Air Force Base
Government
14,500 Bossier
Caddo Parish Public Schools (CPPS) Educational Services 9,416 Caddo
Willis-Knighton Medical Center Hospitals 6,732 Caddo
Bossier Parish School Board Educational Services 3,000 Bossier
LSU Health- Shreveport Education 2,762  Caddo
University Health- Shreveport Hospital 2,673 Caddo
City of Shreveport Public Administration 2,569 Caddo
Horseshoe Bossier City Gambling 2,532 Bossier
Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital Hospitals 1,800 Caddo
United States Dept. of Veterans Affairs Public Administration 1,682 Caddo
Teleperformance, Inc. Administrative and Support Services 1,623 Caddo
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. General Merchandise Stores 1,501 Caddo
Sam's Town Casino Amusement, Gambling & Recreation 1,265 Caddo
Eldorado Resort Casino Amusement, Gambling & Recreation 1,214 Caddo
Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort Gambling 1,200 Bossier
State of Louisiana Civil Service Public Administration 1,200 Caddo
State of Louisiana Civil Service Government 1,180 Bossier
Margaritaville Resort Casino Gambling 1,052 Bossier
State of Louisiana, Excl Higher Education Public Administration 965 Caddo
Webster Parish School Board Public Schools K-12 861 Webster
Boomtown Bossier City Gambling 800 Bossier
United States Postal Service (USPS) Public Administration 800 Caddo
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Public Administration 761 Caddo
Southwestern Electric Power Company Utilities 732 Caddo
Calumet Lubricants Co., Limited Partnership Petroleum Refining 713 Webster
International Paper Company Pulp & Paper Mills 675 DeSoto
City of Bossier City US Municipal Governments 670 Bossier
Red River Sanitors Inc Administrative and Support Services 650 Caddo
Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) Transportation - Rail 630 Caddo
Ivan Smith Furniture Co., LLC Furniture and Home Furnishing Stores 628 Caddo
Frost Industries (ARC of Caddo-Bossier) Educational Services 627 Caddo
AT&T Services, Inc. Telecommunications 625 Caddo
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Discount Department Stores  605 Webster
CSRA Information Technology 600 Bossier
Parish of Bossier Government 584 Bossier
Libbey Glass, Inc. Manufacturing - Nonmetallic Mineral 582 Caddo
Brookshire Grocery Company Food & Beverage Stores 578 Caddo
Frymaster L.L.C. Manufacturing - Machinery 550 Caddo
Fibrebond Corporation Masonry Contractors 550 Webster
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Discount Department Stores  500 Bossier
Volunteers of America of North Louisiana Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional Orgs 470 Caddo
Promise Hospital of Louisiana Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 450 Caddo
Northwest Supports and Services Center Health Care Sector 409 Bossier
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Gambling 401 Bossier
Sabre Industries Wireless Telecommunications Services 400 Bossier
Brentwood Hospital Hospitals 400 Caddo
Minden Medical Center Hospitals 390 Webster
Louisiana State University - Shreveport Educational Services 375 Caddo
Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. Building Material Dealers 370 Bossier
The Kroger Co Food & Beverage Stores 370 Caddo
Lowe's Home Centers, LLC Building Material & Garden Equipment Dealers 362 Caddo
Caddo Parish Commission Public Administration 360 Caddo
Priority Staffing, Inc. Employment agencies 352 Caddo
WK Bossier Health Center Hospitals 350 Bossier
Lifecare Hospitals, Inc. Hospitals 350 Caddo
Foremost Dairy Manufacturing - Food 330 Caddo
Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA) Educational Services 325 Caddo
Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries, Inc.   318 Bossier
Benteler Steel Manufacturing - Primary Metal 315 Caddo
Highland Clinic Health Care and Social Assistance 312 Caddo
State of Louisiana Civil Service Government 312 Webster
Home Depot USA, Inc. Building Material & Garden Equipment Dealers 310 Caddo
Harrah's Louisiana Downs Transitory Sub, Inc. Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Sector 300 Bossier
Calumet Shreveport Lubricants & Waxes Manufacturing - Chemical 300 Caddo
Diocese of Shreveport Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional Orgs 300 Caddo
Enable Midstream (Formerly Centerpoint) Utilities 300 Caddo
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Discount Department Stores  300 DeSoto
Source: NLEP Employer Surveys; Louisiana Economic Development - Info for Partners and Allies (2016)

 

Monroe Leading MSA Leading Employers

Company Industry Employees Parish
Centurylink Wired Telecommunications Services 2,360 Ouachita
St. Francis Specialty Hospital, Inc. Hospitals 1,584 Ouachita
State of Louisiana Civil Service Government 1,363 Ouachita
JPMorgan Chase Finance and Insurance 1,291 Ouachita
Glenwood Regional Medical Center Hospitals 1,156 Ouachita
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Discount Department Stores  912 Ouachita
Foster Poultry Farms Poultry Product Manufacturing 900 Union
Parish of Ouachita Government 871 Ouachita
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Converted Paper Products Manufacturing 840 Ouachita
Tolliver Oil & Gas Corporation of Louisiana Inc. Oil & Gas Field Services 750 Ouachita
University Health - Conway Hospitals 695 Ouachita
PKC Investments, LLC Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities 680 Ouachita
Ouachita Parish School District Public Schools K-12 550 Ouachita
Vantage Health Plan, Inc. Health Insurance Carriers 527 Ouachita
Union Parish School Board Public Schools K-12 510 Union
Advantage Professional, LLC Staffing Services 501 Ouachita
Leidos, Inc. Scientific Research & Development Services 500 Ouachita
Affinity Health Group Medical Services 478 Ouachita
Bancroft Bag, Inc. Converted Paper Products Manufacturing 450 Ouachita
City of Monroe US Municipal Governments 438 Ouachita
Swanson Correctional Center Government 386 Ouachita
Luv N' Care, Ltd. Retail Sector 375 Ouachita
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing 339 Ouachita
La. Dept. of Transportation and Development Hazardous Waste Services 325 Ouachita
GB Cooley Services Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities 317 Ouachita
Ams Utiliserv, Inc. Business Services Sector 300 Ouachita
Family Care Services, Inc Health Care Sector 300 Ouachita
Monroe Manufacturing Inc Converted Paper Products Manufacturing 300 Ouachita
Thomas Gardner Denver Inc Machinery Manufacturing 300 Ouachita
Brookshire Grocery Company Grocery Stores & Supermarkets 280 Ouachita
Angus Chemical Company Chemical Manufacturing 270 Ouachita
Veterans Health Administration Physicians 258 Ouachita
La. Dept. of Public Safety And Corrections Government 250 Ouachita
Ford, Bacon & Davis, LLC Engineering Services 240 Ouachita
Gannett Co., Inc. Newspaper Publishers 220 Ouachita
United States Postal Service Postal Services 215 Ouachita
Angel Ministries Consumer Services 200 Ouachita
Belk, Inc. Discount Department Stores  200 Ouachita
Berry Plastics Corporation Plastic & Rubber Product Manufacturing 200 Ouachita
Dillard's, Inc. Department Stores 200 Ouachita
Sam's West, Inc. Warehouse Clubs & Superstores 200 Ouachita
Target Corporation Discount Department Stores  200 Ouachita
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Discount Department Stores  200 Union
La Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Ltd. Soft Drink Manufacturing 180 Ouachita
James Machine Works LLC Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 176 Ouachita
Claiborne Church of God, Inc Religious Organizations 175 Ouachita
Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Government 171 Union
Lowe's Home Centers, LLC Building Material Dealers 170 Ouachita
Georgia-Pacific LLC Converted Paper Products Manufacturing 167 Ouachita
Embarq Corporation Business Services Sector 157 Ouachita
Shaw Process Fabricators, Inc. Metal Valve & Pipe Fitting Manufacturing 154 Ouachita
Northeast La. War Veterans Home Social Assistance 151 Ouachita
Breck Construction Company, Incorporated Commercial & Heavy Construction Contractors 150 Ouachita
Dsd Community Connection Inc Home Health Care Services 150 Ouachita
J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. Department Stores 150 Ouachita
Mid South Extrusion, Inc. Plastic & Rubber Product Manufacturing 150 Ouachita
P And S Surgery Center, L.L.C. General sugeons 150 Ouachita
Ryan Mitsubishi Automobile Dealers 150 Ouachita
Source: NLEP Employer Surveys; Louisiana Economic Development - Info for Partners and Allies (2016)