Major manufacturers include Cayuga Milk Ingredients, Nucor Steel, Currier Plastics, Bo-Mer Plastics, Xylem, UPSCO, and MacKenzie Childs.  Despite their Onondaga County locations, Hill-Rom (formerly Welch Allyn) and Tessy Plastics are also major employers of Cayuga County residents.  Additionally, Cayuga County is a state leader in the production of dairy products, corn and soybeans.  Cayuga County and Auburn possess many nationally ranked green facilities with a progressive platform for additional initiatives underway.

Cayuga County’s overall 15 largest employers are:

Company City Employment Count
Auburn Community Hospital Auburn 1098
Department of Corrections Auburn 700
Department of Corrections Moravia 525
Auburn Enlarged City School District Auburn 444
Cayuga Onondaga BOCES Auburn 400
Wal-Mart Stores Inc Auburn 400
County of Cayuga Auburn 375
Xylem Auburn 338
Wegman’s Food Markets Inc Auburn 320
Cayuga Community College Auburn 300
TRW Automotive Inc Auburn 300
Nucor Steel Auburn Inc Auburn 290
Cayuga Centers Auburn 275
Union Springs Central School Union Springs 250
Bass Pro Inc Aurelius 238
Owens-Illinois Sennett 210