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Industries

  • With more than 40 Fortune 500 companies, Milwaukee is home to some of the most successful, best-known businesses in the nation. Companies headquartered in metro Milwaukee are national industry leaders in:

    • Air travel services
    • Data processing
    • Energy, power and controls
    • Food and beverage services
    • Fresh water sciences
    • Insurance law
    • Manufacturing
    • Money management
    • Securities
    • Retail department stores

    Fortune 500 Companies headquartered in the Milwaukee metro include:

    Wisconsin Economic Future Study:

    • The “Wisconsin Economic Future Study” identifies 18 “regional driver industries” for the Southeast Region.  Click here to view a brief overview of the study along with a table entitled, “Statewide Multipliers for Southeast Driver Industries.”

    Sources: The MPI Group, Inc., Gruen Gruen + Associates

    Top 10 Employers based in the city of Milwaukee (based on number of employees):

    1. Aurora Health Care – 22,000
    2. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – 12,000
    3. Roundy’s Supermarkets – 8,400
    4. Northwestern Mutual – 5,000
    5. Wisconsin Energy Corp – 4,700
    6. Columbia St. Mary’s Health System – 4,500
    7. AT&T Wisconsin – 3,700
    8. BMO Harris Bank – 3,500
    9. Wells Fargo – 3,500
    10. U.S. Bank – 3,300
    11. Rockwell Automation – 3,000
    12. Marquette University – 2,800
    13. FIS – 2,800
    14. Harley-Davidson – 2,600
    15. Potawatomi Bing Casino – 2,600

    Source: 2014 MMAC