The 100 Largest Companies In North Dakota For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in North Dakota’ 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 North Dakota.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of North Dakota’s 78 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (Jobs)

  2. MDU Resources Group (Jobs)

  3. MDU Construction Services Group (Jobs)

  4. Scheels All Sports (Jobs)

  5. ICS (Jobs)

  6. North Dakota State University (Jobs)

  7. Altru Health System (Jobs)

  8. University of North Dakota (Jobs)

  9. Forum Communications Company (Jobs)

  10. Knife River (Jobs)

Noridian Mutual Insurance Company 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 North Dakota

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 North Dakota with at least 100 employees. That left us with 78 companies.

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

As it turns out, Noridian Mutual Insurance Company looks to the be the biggest company in North Dakota clocking in with 16,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 78 biggest companies in North Dakota ranked.

Detailed List Of The 78 Biggest Companies In North Dakota

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Noridian Mutual Insurance Company Fargo 16,000 Jobs
2 MDU Resources Group Bismarck 10,140 Jobs
3 MDU Construction Services Group Bismarck 10,140 Jobs
4 Scheels All Sports Fargo 6,000 Jobs
5 ICS Grand Forks 5,000 Jobs
6 North Dakota State University Fargo 4,750 Jobs
7 Altru Health System Grand Forks 3,800 Jobs
8 University of North Dakota Grand Forks 3,500 Jobs
9 Forum Communications Company Fargo 2,500 Jobs
10 Knife River Bismarck 2,370 Jobs
11 CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center Bismarck 2,307 Jobs
12 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Bismarck 2,300 Jobs
13 Border States Industries Fargo 2,146 Jobs
14 Eide Bailly Fargo 2,000 Jobs
15 MBI Energy Services Belfield 1,900 Jobs
16 Titan Machinery West Fargo 1,800 Jobs
17 Bilfinger Westcon Bismarck 1,766 Jobs
18 Edgewood Vista Bismarck 1,556 Jobs
19 MeritCare South University Fargo 1,470 Jobs
20 Midwest Motor Express Bismarck 1,367 Jobs
21 Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association Fargo 1,365 Jobs
22 Bell Bank Fargo 1,250 Jobs
23 Fargo South High School Fargo 1,250 Jobs
24 RDO Equipment Company Fargo 1,182 Jobs
25 HIT Mandan 1,000 Jobs
26 Leevers Foods Devils Lake 950 Jobs
27 Fisher Sand Gravel Co Dickinson 874 Jobs
28 Butler Machinery Company Fargo 809 Jobs
29 Tharaldson Hospitality Management Fargo 780 Jobs
30 KLJ Bismarck 780 Jobs
31 Dakota Magic Casino Hankinson 756 Jobs
32 Dakota Supply Group Fargo 747 Jobs
33 4000 Valley Square Grand Forks 720 Jobs
34 Magnum Companies Fargo 720 Jobs
35 Medora, ND Medora 705 Jobs
36 Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Belcourt 700 Jobs
37 Ulteig Engineers Fargo 690 Jobs
38 Easter Seals Goodwill ND, Mandan 650 Jobs
39 Hornbacher’s Fargo 600 Jobs
40 Paradiso Mexican Restaurant Fargo Fargo 600 Jobs
41 Gate City Bank Fargo 598 Jobs
42 R.D. Offutt Company Fargo 547 Jobs
43 First International Bank Trust Watford City 540 Jobs
44 Bethany Retirement Living Fargo 507 Jobs
45 Phoenix International Beteiligungs GmbH Fargo 375 Jobs
46 Corwin Automotive Group Fargo 300 Jobs
47 CoreLink Fargo 270 Jobs
48 Minnkota Power Cooperative Grand Forks 270 Jobs
49 ABC Seamless Fargo 240 Jobs
50 Tecton Products Fargo 180 Jobs
51 Starion Bank Bismarck 180 Jobs
52 Hospice of the Red River Valley Fargo 180 Jobs
53 Bushel Fargo 180 Jobs
54 E W Wylie West Fargo 180 Jobs
55 Rydell Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac of Grand Forks Grand Forks 175 Jobs
56 Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing Killdeer 175 Jobs
57 Lake Region State College Devils Lake 175 Jobs
58 Williston Econ Dev Williston 175 Jobs
59 Radio Free Fargo KRFF 95.9 Fargo 175 Jobs
60 Imaging Solutions Fargo 175 Jobs
61 Bobcat Company West Fargo 175 Jobs
62 TrueNorth Steel – Fargo Tank and Structural Steel Fargo 175 Jobs
63 Tharaldson Property Management Fargo 175 Jobs
64 International Inn Minot 175 Jobs
65 Baker Boy Dickinson 150 Jobs
66 American Federal Bank Fargo 150 Jobs
67 EAPC Architects Engineers Grand Forks 150 Jobs
68 Gooseneck Implement Minot 150 Jobs
69 Conviron Pembina 150 Jobs
70 Cole Papers Fargo 150 Jobs
71 Holland Enterprises Mapleton 150 Jobs
72 Nodak Insurance Fargo 129 Jobs
73 Job Service North Dakota Bismarck 120 Jobs
74 Dakota Fence Fargo 120 Jobs
75 Crosscountry Courier Bismarck 120 Jobs
76 Bank Forward Fargo 120 Jobs
77 Miller Insulation Co Bismarck 120 Jobs
78 Northern Improvement Company Fargo 120 Jobs

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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