The 100 Largest Companies In Minnesota For 2020

by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 9 months ago

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If you live in Minnesota and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

What’s The Largest Company In Minnesota?

Target is the largest company headquartered in Minnesota based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 360,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Minnesota’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Minnesota.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Minnesota’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Target
  2. UnitedHealth Group
  3. Cargill
  4. Best Buy
  5. 3M
  6. Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance
  7. U.S. Bank
  8. Mayo Clinic
  9. Medtronic
  10. Ecolab

Target comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Minnesota

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Minnesota with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,087 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Minnesota.

As it turns out, Target looks to the be the biggest company in Minnesota clocking in with 360,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Minnesota ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Minnesota job scene here:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Minnesota

Rank Company City Employees
1 Target Minneapolis 360,000
2 UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka 300,000
3 Cargill Wayzata 150,001
4 Best Buy Richfield 125,000
5 3M Saint Paul 91,584
6 Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance Minneapolis 72,500
7 U.S. Bank Minneapolis 71,191
8 Mayo Clinic Rochester 63,000
9 Medtronic Minneapolis 49,000
10 Ecolab Saint Paul 47,565
11 Buffalo Wild Wings Minneapolis 44,000
12 Great Clips Minneapolis 40,000
13 General Mills Minneapolis 38,000
14 Stream Global Services Eagan 37,000
15 Regis Minneapolis 36,000
16 Data.com International Bloomington 35,000
17 Fairview Health Services Minneapolis 34,000
18 Travelers Saint Paul 30,900
19 The Marsh Minnetonka 30,300
20 SuperValu Eden Prairie 29,000
21 University of Minnesota Minneapolis 26,500
22 Allina Health System Minneapolis 26,400
23 Lifetouch Eden Prairie 26,175
24 Federated Co-ops Princeton 23,000
25 Automation Minneapolis 22,000
26 Fastenal Winona 20,565
27 Hormel Foods Austin 20,000
28 Essentia Health Duluth 18,177
29 West Academic Saint Paul 16,000
30 The Mosaic Company Plymouth 15,000
31 C.H. Robinson Eden Prairie 14,807
32 Schwan’s Marshall 14,000
33 Ameriprise Financial Minneapolis 13,000
34 Taylor North Mankato 12,190
35 CHS Inver Grove Heights 12,157
36 Donaldson Company Minneapolis 11,700
37 Valspar Minneapolis 11,083
38 Xcel Energy Minneapolis 11,075
39 Polaris Industries Medina 11,000
40 Zenith Minneapolis 10,001
41 Pentair Minneapolis 10,000
42 Cub Foods Stillwater 10,000
43 Land O’Lakes Arden Hills 10,000
44 Andersen Bayport 10,000
45 Life Time Chanhassen 9,940
46 State of Minnesota Saint Paul 9,890
47 ADC Telecommunications Eden Prairie 9,300
48 Anytime Fitness Woodbury 8,480
49 Teachers On Call Bloomington 8,405
50 Marsden Services Saint Paul 8,160
51 Marsden Holding West Saint Paul 8,000
52 Horton Roseville 7,735
53 Patterson Companies Mendota Heights 7,500
54 Coborn’s Saint Cloud 7,463
55 Life Time Fitness Chanhassen 7,300
56 Atterro Minneapolis 6,935
57 Christopher & Banks Plymouth 6,400
58 Toro Bloomington 6,329
59 Jostens Minneapolis 6,300
60 CliftonLarsonAllen Minneapolis 6,100
61 AgriBank Saint Paul 6,086
62 AmeriPride Services Minnetonka 6,025
63 The Musicland Group Minnetonka 6,000
64 TCF Financial Wayzata 5,973
65 Deluxe Shoreview 5,886
66 Vista Outdoor Anoka 5,800
67 Apogee Enterprises Minneapolis 5,511
68 Cardinal GLASS Industries Eden Prairie 5,500
69 Saint Paul Public Schools Saint Paul 5,376
70 Abbott Northwestern Hospital Minneapolis 5,347
71 HealthPartners Bloomington 5,230
72 RBC Wealth Management-USA Minneapolis 5,000
73 maurices Duluth 5,000
74 North Memorial Health Minneapolis 5,000
75 Marvin Windows & Doors Warroad 5,000
76 Endeavor Air Minneapolis 5,000
77 Merrill Saint Paul 5,000
78 ABRA Auto Body & Glass LP Brooklyn Park 4,882
79 Ncs Pearson Bloomington 4,600
80 H.B. Fuller Saint Paul 4,587
81 Lyndale Terminal Co Bloomington 4,500
82 Holiday Companies Minneapolis 4,500
83 Lunds & Byerlys Edina 4,500
84 Ceridian Minneapolis 4,444
85 Tennant Minneapolis 4,300
86 API Group New Brighton 4,237
87 Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center Duluth 4,209
88 Turck Plymouth 4,200
89 AM Retail Group Minneapolis 4,160
90 Midwest Staffing Group Saint Paul 4,018
91 Digi-Key Thief River Falls 4,000
92 Otter Tail Fergus Falls 4,000
93 Shop ‘n Save Eden Prairie 4,000
94 Gander Outdoors Saint Paul 3,965
95 Caribou Coffee Alexandria 3,912
96 Walden University Minneapolis 3,900
97 Sleep Number Minneapolis 3,800
98 Thrivent Financial Minneapolis 3,708
99 Prime Therapeutics Eagan 3,600
100 MTS Systems Eden Prairie 3,500

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