Major Employers

The McAlester economy contains a diverse mixture of large and small businesses. The largest employers encompass several economic sectors, including production, distribution, healthcare, retail, education, and government services.

Major Employers - Industrial and Production Sectors
Employer Economic Sector Employees
McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Defense 1,800
Spirit Aerosystems Aerospace 300
Tucker Energy Energy 200
Berry Plastics Corp Plastics 200
Charles Komar & Sons Clothing 170
National Oilwell Varco Energy 170
Choctaw Defense Defense 140
Big V Feeds Agriculture 130
Webcoat Product Inc. Fabricated Metal 100
Major Employers - Government and Service Sectors
Employer Economic Sector Employees
McAlester Regional Health Center Healthcare 850
McAlester Public Schools Education 360
Oklahoma State Penitentiary Corrections 290
Pittsburg County Government 230
City of McAlester Government 210
Choctaw Casino McAlester Recreation 160
Jackie Brannon Correctional Corrections 150
Lowe's Home Improvement Retail 140