These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Minnesota

We looked at over 7 million resumes to find the companies in Minnesota that have the most employees.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarBiggest Companies, Rankings - 3 months ago

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 headquarted 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. UnitedHealthcare
  3. Optum
  4. UnitedHealth Group
  5. Carlson
  6. Cargill
  7. Best Buy
  8. Medtronic
  9. Radisson
  10. 3M

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.

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

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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 430 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 341,000 employees.

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Minnesota

Rank Company City Employees
1 Target Minneapolis 341,000
2 UnitedHealthcare Minnetonka 230,000
3 Optum Eden Prairie 230,000
4 UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka 230,000
5 Carlson Minneapolis 175,000
6 Cargill Minneapolis 150,000
7 Best Buy Minneapolis 125,000
8 Medtronic Minneapolis 98,000
9 Radisson Minnetonka 95,000
10 3M Maplewood 89,800
11 RBC Builder Finance Minneapolis 71,970
12 U.S. Bank Minneapolis 71,191
13 Mayo Clinic Rochester 64,000
14 Regis Minneapolis 50,000
15 Ecolab Saint Paul 47,000
16 Great Clips Bloomington 40,000
17 General Mills Minneapolis 39,000
18 Travelers Saint Paul 31,020
19 Travelers Insurance Saint Paul 30,000
20 MCI Waite Park 30,000
21 Shop ‘n Save Eden Prairie 29,000
22 Shoppers Food Eden Prairie 29,000
23 SuperValu Eden Prairie 29,000
24 Save-A-Lot Eden Prairie 29,000
25 Hornbacher’s Eden Prairie 29,000
26 University of Minnesota Minneapolis 22,490
27 Geek Squad Richfield 20,000
28 Hormel Foods Austin 19,700
29 Fastenal Winona 18,417
30 St. Jude Medical Saint Paul 18,000
31 KeyBank Saint Paul 15,700
32 C.H. Robinson Eden Prairie 14,125
33 Ameriprise Financial Minneapolis 13,000
34 CHS Inver Grove Heights 12,157
35 Taylor North Mankato 12,000
36 Xcel Energy Minneapolis 11,942
37 Donaldson Co Minneapolis 11,700
38 The Schwan Food Company, Inc. Marshall 11,000
39 Northwest Airlines Eagan 10,001
40 Land O’Lakes Arden Hills 10,000
41 Allina Health Minneapolis 9,950
42 Andersen Bayport 9,000
43 The Mosaic Plymouth 8,700
44 Polaris Industries Medina 8,600
45 Patterson Dental Mendota Heights 7,500
46 Patterson Companies Mendota Heights 7,500
47 RBC Capital Markets Minneapolis 7,200
48 Thrivent Financial Minneapolis 6,730
49 G&K Services Minnetonka 6,700
50 The Thro Company Mankato 6,134
51 Deluxe Shoreview 5,874
52 Valspar Minneapolis 5,030
53 Securian Financial Group, Inc. Saint Paul 5,001
54 Securian Saint Paul 5,000
55 CliftonLarsonAllen Minneapolis 4,776
56 HealthPartners Bloomington 4,580
57 Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis 4,500
58 Essentia Health Duluth 4,397
59 Lifetouch Eden Prairie 4,320
60 Ceridian Bloomington 4,310
61 Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits Eden Prairie 4,147
62 Allianz Life Minneapolis 4,072
63 Otter Tail Fergus Falls 4,000
64 H.B. Fuller Vadnais Heights 3,910
65 TCF Bank Wayzata 3,815
66 Ecumen Shoreview 3,600
67 MTS Systems Eden Prairie 3,500
68 Digi-Key Electronics Thief River Falls 3,400
69 Edina Realty Edina 3,362
70 Radisson Lackawanna Sta Hotel Minnetonka 3,360
71 Radisson Penn Harris Hotel Minnetonka 3,360
72 Radisson Hotels Minnetonka 3,360
73 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Eagan 3,133
74 Graco Minneapolis 3,100
75 Merrill Saint Paul 3,090
76 Cretex Companies, Inc. Elk River 3,000
77 Transport America Eagan 3,000
78 Mama Michelina Duluth 3,000
79 Happy Chef Restaurant North Mankato 3,000
80 Quadion LLC Minneapolis 3,000
81 Hubbard Broadcasting Inc Saint Paul 3,000
82 Allied Vaughn Minneapolis 3,000
83 International Dairy Queen Inc Minneapolis 3,000
84 Telex Communications Burnsville 3,000
85 Aveda Blaine 2,987
86 Capella Education Minneapolis 2,928
87 Stratasys Eden Prairie 2,800
88 Buffalo Wild Wings Minneapolis 2,763
89 Daikin Applied Minneapolis 2,750
90 ATS Saint Cloud 2,750
91 Old Republic Title Minneapolis 2,711
92 Regions Hospital Saint Paul 2,500
93 Presbyterian Homes & Services Roseville 2,500
94 Children’s Minnesota Minneapolis 2,500
95 Federated Insurance Owatonna 2,400
96 Medica4Me Minnetonka 2,253
97 Coborn’s St. Cloud 2,250
98 Sleep Number Minneapolis 2,240
99 Jostens Minneapolis 2,130
100 Pearson VUE Bloomington 2,130

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