The 100 Largest Companies In Minnesota For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 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.

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. Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
  4. Cargill
  5. Best Buy
  6. 3M
  7. Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance
  8. U.S. Bank
  9. Mayo Clinic
  10. Medtronic

Target comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . 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 1,037 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 323,000 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 323,000
2 UnitedHealth Group Hopkins 230,000
3 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Minnetonka 175,000
4 Cargill Minnetonka 150,000
5 Best Buy Richfield 125,000
6 3M Saint Paul 91,584
7 Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance Minneapolis 72,500
8 U.S. Bank Minneapolis 71,191
9 Mayo Clinic Rochester 63,000
10 Medtronic Minneapolis 49,000
11 Ecolab Saint Paul 47,565
12 State of Minnesota Saint Paul 41,590
13 General Mills Minneapolis 38,000
14 Regis Minneapolis 36,000
15 Travelers Saint Paul 30,900
16 SuperValu Eden Prairie 29,000
17 Allina Health Minneapolis 29,000
18 Lifetouch Eden Prairie 26,175
19 Buffalo Wild Wings Minneapolis 24,000
20 LTF Holdings Inc Chanhassen 22,500
21 Hormel Foods Austin 21,100
22 University of Minnesota Minneapolis 21,020
23 HealthEast Saint Paul 21,000
24 Fastenal Winona 20,174
25 Essentia Health Duluth 18,177
26 West Academic Saint Paul 16,000
27 C.H. Robinson Eden Prairie 14,807
28 Schwan’s Marshall 14,000
29 Ameriprise Financial Minneapolis 13,000
30 Taylor North Mankato 12,190
31 CHS Inver Grove Heights 12,157
32 Donaldson Minneapolis 11,700
33 Xcel Energy Minneapolis 11,476
34 Valspar Minneapolis 11,083
35 Dorsey & Whitney Minneapolis 11,060
36 Polaris Industries Medina 10,000
37 Land O’Lakes Arden Hills 10,000
38 Andersen Bayport 10,000
39 Cub Foods Stillwater 10,000
40 Ceridian Bloomington 8,776
41 The Mosaic Company Plymouth 8,700
42 Anytime Fitness Hastings 8,590
43 Teachers On Call Bloomington 8,405
44 Marsden Services Saint Paul 8,160
45 Marsden Holding LLC West Saint Paul 8,000
46 Thrivent Financial Minneapolis 7,800
47 Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc Austin 7,500
48 Patterson Companies Mendota Heights 7,500
49 Coborn’s Saint Cloud 7,463
50 Atterro Minneapolis 6,935
51 Christopher & Banks Plymouth 6,400
52 Toro Bloomington 6,329
53 Jostens Minneapolis 6,300
54 AgriBank Saint Paul 6,086
55 Great Clips Minneapolis 6,070
56 Deluxe Shoreview 6,026
57 AmeriPride Services Minnetonka 6,025
58 Musicland Group Inc Minnetonka 6,000
59 TCF Bank Wayzata 5,973
60 Apogee Enterprises Minneapolis 5,511
61 Minneapolis Public Schools Minneapolis 5,500
62 Cardinal Glass Industries Eden Prairie 5,500
63 Saint Paul Public Schools Saint Paul 5,376
64 HealthPartners Bloomington 5,060
65 Marvin Windows and Doors Warroad 5,000
66 RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT USA Minneapolis 5,000
67 maurices Duluth 5,000
68 Merrill Saint Paul 5,000
69 Endeavor Air Minneapolis 5,000
70 ABRA Auto Body & Glass Brooklyn Park 4,882
71 CliftonLarsonAllen Minneapolis 4,626
72 Ncs Pearson Inc Bloomington 4,600
73 H.B. Fuller Saint Paul 4,587
74 Lunds & Byerlys Minneapolis 4,500
75 Radisson Minnetonka 4,500
76 Holiday Stationstores Minneapolis 4,500
77 Tennant Minneapolis 4,300
78 APi Group New Brighton 4,237
79 AM Retail Group Minneapolis 4,160
80 Midwest Staffing Saint Paul 4,018
81 Shop ‘n Save Eden Prairie 4,000
82 Gander Outdoors Saint Paul 3,965
83 Caribou Coffee Alexandria 3,912
84 Sleep Number Minneapolis 3,800
85 Prime Therapeutics Eagan 3,600
86 Regions Hospital Saint Paul 3,523
87 Jerry’s Enterprises Edina 3,500
88 MTS Systems Eden Prairie 3,500
89 Ecumen Shoreview 3,400
90 Digi-Key Electronics Thief River Falls 3,326
91 Starkey Hearing Technologies Eden Prairie 3,300
92 Graco Minneapolis 3,300
93 Border Foods Companies Minneapolis 3,250
94 Tastefully Simple Alexandria 3,200
95 The Occasions Group North Mankato 3,200
96 Coast Hotels Minneapolis 3,080
97 CENTURY COLLEGE White Bear Lake 3,000
98 Smdc-Duluth Clinic Hibbing 3,000
99 Grand Casino Onamia 3,000
100 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Eagan 3,000

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