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Belleville enjoys a strong business community. Home to several major manufacturers including Empire Comfort Systems, The ROHO Group and TerraSource Global, plus two major hospitals and numerous retail stores, banks, restaurants, and office buildings – Belleville is a strong economic force in the St Louis Metro East.

Scott Air Force Base also plays a major role in the city’s economy, employing over 13,000 people just miles away from Belleville.

Belleville Area Top Employers

1. Scott Air Force Base1 3,002
2. Memorial Hospital 2,308
3. Southwestern Illinois College 1,856
4. St. Elizabeth Hospital 1,353
5. St. Clair County 989
6. School District #118 620
7. Allsup 500
8. City of Belleville 485
9. School District #201 455
10. Missionary Oblates 450
11. Walmart 391
12. Empire Comfort Systems 290
13. Dental Network of America 270
14. Ameren 264
15. First Student 260
16. Eckert’s Orchards 250
17. The ROHO Group 242
18. Caritas Family Solutions 229
19. Lindenwood University 227
20. McDonald’s 208
21. Illinois American Water 205
22. Shop N Save 188
23. Schnucks 185
24. Belleville News-Democrat 180
25. Belleville Shoe Company 175