The region is home to a diverse set of major industries and a broad-based network of ancillary and supporting businesses. The list below highlights our top major employers in the area: manufacturing, service, support, transport, office, professional industries.

Employees Company
4,159 Archer Daniels Midland
2,141 Decatur Memorial Hospital
1,985 Caterpillar
1,625 Decatur Public School District
1,025 St. Mary’s Hospital
615 Millikin University
600 The Kelly Group
580 Akorn Incorporated
580 Tate & Lyle
561 Ameren Illinois
553 Macon County
506 City of Decatur
500 Norfolk Southern
481 Mueller
400 Bodine Electric
300 A-Lert Construction Services
186 Fuyao Glass
120 T/CCI Manufacturing
80 Parke Warehouses