Major Employers

Ada is home to a diverse number of employers and industry sectors. This diversity allows for a solid economic base that is able to weather downturns in the economy. Ada' major employers range from health care to manufacturing. The following is a list of Ada's major employers and their estimated number of employees.

Employer Primary Product or Service Number of Employees
Chickasaw Nation Headquarters Other Services 1,198 (in Ada)
Chickasaw Division of Commerce Other Services 880 (in Ada)
Mercy Hospital Ada Health Care 817
East Central University Education Services 657
Chickasaw Nation Health System Health Care 631
Legal Shield Finance & Insurance Services 600
Dart Container Company Manufacturing 500
Walmart Supercenter Retail 450
Flex-N-Gate Technologies Manufacturing 400
iQor Call Center In-Bound Technical Support Call Center 400
Ada Public Schools Education Services 350
City of Ada Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation 280
McCall's Communities Health Care     250
Kerr EPA Water Research  Lab Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 150
People's Electric Cooperative Utility Services 130
Holcim Cement Manufacturing 125
Mach Speed Technologies Manufacturing 120
Vision Bank Finance & Insurance 100
Rolling Hills Psych. Hospital Health Care 100
General Aviation Modifications Inc. Manufacturing - Aviation 83
Apex Composites Manufacturing 70
Globe Lifeline EMS Manufacturing 46
Pontotoc Technology Center Education Services 45