| Being the state's capital city, Topeka's largest employer is the State of Kansas (employing about 8,400 people), or 69% of the city's government workers. Altogether, government workers make up one out of every five employed persons in the city.
The educational, health and social services industry makes up the largest proportion of the working population (22.4%). The four school districts employ nearly 4,700 people, and Washburn University employs about 1,650. Three of the largest employers are Stormont-Vail HealthCare (with about 3,100 employees), St. Francis Health Center (1,800 employees), and Colmery-O'Neil VA Hospital (900).
The retail trade employs more than a tenth of the working population (11.5%) with Wal-Mart and Dillons having the greater share. Nearly another tenth is employed in manufacturing (9.0%). Top manufacturers include Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Payless ShoeSource, Jostens Printing and Publishing, Hill's Pet Nutrition, and Frito-Lay. Southwest Publishing & Mailing Corporation, a smaller employer, has its headquarters in Topeka.
Other industries are finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (7.8%); professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (7.6%); arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (7.2%); construction (6.0%); transportation and warehousing, and utilities (5.8%); and wholesale trade (3.2%). Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is the largest insurance employer, with about 1,800 employees. BNSF Railway is the largest transportation employer, with about 1,100 employees. Westar Energy employs nearly 800 people. About a tenth of the working population is employed in public administration (9.9%). Companies based in Topeka include: Westar Energy; Payless Shoesource; CoreFirst Bank & Trust; Capitol Federal Savings Bank; Hill's Pet Nutrition; Sports Car Club of America; BCBS of Kansas; and, Security Benefit Group of Companies. Topeka Info Source
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