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 1150
Department of Corrections Auburn 802
County of Cayuga Auburn 780
Auburn Enlarged City School District Auburn 688
Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Auburn 400
Unity House of Cayuga County Auburn 400
Wegmans Auburn 400
City of Auburn Auburn 362
Xylem Auburn 360
Department of Corrections Moravia 345
Cayuga Community College Auburn 320
Walmart Auburn 294
Inns of Aurora Auburn 268
Nucor Steel Auburn Inc Auburn 268
D&W Diesel Auburn 264
Community Computer/Medent Auburn 237