This is a list of notable companies based in the United States. For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see ""Business entities in the United States".
|Rank||Image||Name||2016 revenues (US$M)||Employees||Notes|
|1||""||"Walmart||485,873||2,300,000||Multinational retailer founded by "Sam Walton in 1962. The family-controlled business is the largest employer in the world, and the largest form by revenues. Internal branded divisions include "Walmart Canada and "Walmart de México y Centroamérica. Other retailing subsidiaries are "Sam's Club, "Jet.com, and "Asda.|
|8||""||"Berkshire Hathaway||223,604||367,700||"Nebraska-based multinational conglomerate and investment firm led by "Warren Buffett. The holding company includes financials such as "GEICO and "Gen Re, retailers "Dairy Queen and the "Oriental Trading Company, and industrials "Johns Manville and the "Marmon Group.|
|9||""||"Apple Inc.||215,639||116,000||Multinational technology company focused on consumer electronics and software. Primary brand include the "iPhone smartphone, "iPad tablet computer, and "Mac line of personal computers.|
|10||""||"ExxonMobil||205,004||72,700||"Texas-based international oil and gas corporation tracing back to "Standard Oil. The "supermajor is the largest non-state entity in the sector, providing exploration, refining, distribution, and retailing.|
|11||""||"McKesson Corporation||198,533||64,500||Pharmaceutical distribution and retailer encompassing medical technology, supplies and care management aides. The retail division is executed under the "Health Mart brand.|
This list includes former companies and those that were acquired or merged: