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
4,070 Archer Daniels Midland
3,150 Caterpillar
1,903 Decatur Memorial Hospital
1,752 Decatur Public School District
930 St. Mary’s Hospital
600 Millikin University
575 The Kelly Group
600 Akorn Incorporated
600 Primient
630 Ameren Illinois
553 Macon County
506 City of Decatur
380 Norfolk Southern
585 Mueller
400 Bodine Electric
300 MRI
175 Fuyao Glass
300 A-Lert Construction Services
125 T/CCI Manufacturing