These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Minnesota

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 8 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. State of Minnesota

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 1,045 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:

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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 Wayzata 150,000
5 Best Buy Richfield 125,000
6 3M Maplewood 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 State of Minnesota Saint Paul 50,000
11 Medtronic Minneapolis 49,000
12 Ecolab Saint Paul 47,565
13 General Mills Minneapolis 38,000
14 Regis Minneapolis 36,000
15 SuperValu Eden Prairie 29,000
16 Sanford Health Bemidji 28,400
17 Lifetouch Eden Prairie 26,175
18 Buffalo Wild Wings Minneapolis 24,000
19 LTF Holdings Inc Chanhassen 22,500
20 University of Minnesota Minneapolis 22,110
21 Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota Saint Paul 22,000
22 Hormel Foods Austin 21,100
23 Fastenal Winona 20,174
24 Essentia Health Duluth 18,177
25 Ovation Brands Eagan 18,000
26 West Academic Saint Paul 16,000
27 Pentair Minneapolis 15,300
28 C.H. Robinson Eden Prairie 14,807
29 Schwan’s Marshall 14,000
30 Ameriprise Financial Minneapolis 13,000
31 Taylor North Mankato 12,190
32 CHS Inver Grove Heights 12,157
33 Donaldson Minneapolis 11,700
34 Xcel Energy Minneapolis 11,476
35 Valspar Minneapolis 11,083
36 Dorsey & Whitney Minneapolis 11,060
37 Allina Health Minneapolis 10,590
38 Cub Foods Stillwater 10,000
39 Polaris Industries Medina 10,000
40 Land O’Lakes Arden Hills 10,000
41 Ceridian Bloomington 8,776
42 The Mosaic Company Plymouth 8,700
43 Teachers On Call Bloomington 8,405
44 G&K Services Minnetonka 8,000
45 Marsden Holding LLC Saint Paul 8,000
46 Anytime Fitness Saint Paul 8,000
47 Park Nicollet Minneapolis 7,960
48 Patterson Companies Mendota Heights 7,500
49 Coborn’s Saint Cloud 7,463
50 Fairview Health Services Minneapolis 7,010
51 Thrivent Financial Minneapolis 6,970
52 Atterro Minneapolis 6,935
53 Christopher & Banks Minneapolis 6,400
54 Toro Bloomington 6,329
55 Jostens Minneapolis 6,300
56 AgriBank Saint Paul 6,086
57 Deluxe Shoreview 6,026
58 AmeriPride Services Minnetonka 6,025
59 Musicland Group Inc Minnetonka 6,000
60 TCF Bank Wayzata 5,973
61 Minneapolis Public Schools Minneapolis 5,855
62 Apogee Enterprises Bloomington 5,511
63 North Memorial Health Minneapolis 5,460
64 Marvin Windows and Doors Warroad 5,000
65 Endeavor Air Minneapolis 5,000
66 RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT USA Minneapolis 5,000
67 ABRA Auto Brooklyn Park 4,882
68 HealthPartners Bloomington 4,860
69 Daikin Applied Minneapolis 4,800
70 CliftonLarsonAllen Minneapolis 4,626
71 NCS Pearson Inc Bloomington 4,600
72 H.B. Fuller Saint Paul 4,587
73 Holiday Stationstores Minneapolis 4,500
74 Lunds & Byerlys Minneapolis 4,500
75 New England Business Service Inc Shoreview 4,356
76 Tennant Minneapolis 4,300
77 APi Group New Brighton 4,237
78 AM Retail Group Minneapolis 4,160
79 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Eagan 4,118
80 Midwest Staffing Saint Paul 4,018
81 Mills Fleet Farm Brainerd 3,968
82 Gander Outdoors Saint Paul 3,965
83 Caribou Coffee Alexandria 3,912
84 Sleep Number Minneapolis 3,800
85 maurices Duluth 3,670
86 Prime Therapeutics Eagan 3,600
87 Michael Foods Hopkins 3,570
88 Regions Hospital Saint Paul 3,523
89 Jerry’s Enterprises Edina 3,500
90 MTS Systems Eden Prairie 3,500
91 Ecumen Shoreview 3,400
92 Digi-Key Electronics Thief River Falls 3,326
93 Graco Minneapolis 3,300
94 Starkey Hearing Technologies Eden Prairie 3,300
95 Border Foods Companies Minneapolis 3,250
96 The Occasions Group North Mankato 3,200
97 Multiband Minnetonka 3,100
98 CENTURY COLLEGE White Bear Lake 3,000
99 Grand Casino Onamia 3,000
100 Luther Auto Group Saint Louis Park 2,990

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