These Are The 100 Largest Companies In South Dakota

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 10 months ago
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If you live in South 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 South 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 South Dakota.

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

  1. The Good Samaritan Society
  2. Avera Health
  3. Regional Health
  4. Rapid City Regional Hospital
  5. Black Hills
  6. Daktronics
  7. First PREMIER Bank
  8. University of South Dakota
  9. Great Western Bank
  10. NorthWestern Energy

The Good Samaritan Society 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 South 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 South Dakota with at least 100 employees. That left us with 104 companies.

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

As it turns out, The Good Samaritan Society looks to the be the biggest company in South Dakota clocking in with 24,000 employees.

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

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

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In South Dakota

Rank Company City Employees
1 The Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls 24,000
2 Avera Health Sioux Falls 16,000
3 Regional Health Rapid City 4,270
4 Rapid City Regional Hospital Rapid City 4,200
5 Black Hills Rapid City 2,834
6 Daktronics Brookings 2,557
7 First PREMIER Bank Sioux Falls 2,093
8 University of South Dakota Vermillion 1,740
9 Great Western Bank Watertown 1,568
10 NorthWestern Energy Sioux Falls 1,552
11 AVERA ST LUKES HOSPITAL Aberdeen 1,203
12 Lewis Drug Sioux Falls 1,000
13 Concordance Healthcare Solutions Sioux Falls 1,000
14 City of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls 960
15 Raven Industries Sioux Falls 941
16 Dakota Provisions Huron 841
17 SONIFI Solutions Sioux Falls 840
18 Primrose Retirement Communities Aberdeen 830
19 Trail King Industries Mitchell 803
20 Rosebud Sioux Tribe Rosebud 800
21 Larson Storm Doors Brookings 784
22 HUB CITY IRON WORKS Aberdeen 750
23 Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Watertown 750
24 Riddle’s Jewelry Rapid City 750
25 The Furniture Mart Sioux Falls 720
26 Agtegra Aberdeen 684
27 Meta Financial Group Inc Sioux Falls 672
28 Adams Thermal Systems Canton 625
29 The Plainsman Huron 570
30 C & B Operations Gettysburg 568
31 Dacotah Bank Aberdeen 330
32 University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls 300
33 Orion Food Systems Sioux Falls 300
34 CAPITAL Services Sioux Falls 240
35 Bell Incorporated Sioux Falls 240
36 Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell 240
37 1st Financial Bank USA North Sioux City 220
38 First Dakota National Bank Yankton 210
39 Sencore Sioux Falls 200
40 Al’s Oasis Oacoma 175
41 First Gold Hotel & Gaming Deadwood 175
42 B W Financial Pierre 175
43 MIDWEST COAST TRANSPORT Sioux Falls 175
44 Crazy Horse Memorial Custer 175
45 Sioux Falls Catholic Schools Sioux Falls 175
46 Southeast Tech Sioux Falls 175
47 Dakota Kitchen & Bath Sioux Falls 175
48 Brookings Municiple Utilities Brookings 175
49 Dow Rummel Village Sioux Falls 175
50 A & A Express Brandon 175
51 RAPID CHEVROLET CADILLAC Rapid City 175
52 BAETE-FORSETH HVAC Sioux Falls 175
53 Woodland Cabinetry Sisseton 175
54 Falcon Plastics Brookings 175
55 Action Mechanical Rapid City 175
56 KOTA Rapid City 175
57 Jenkins Living Center Watertown 175
58 Showplace Cabinetry Harrisburg 175
59 Viborg Medical Clinic Viborg 175
60 Westward Ho Country Club Sioux Falls 175
61 Rapid City Hdq Fire Dept Rapid City 175
62 Reptile Gardens Rapid City 175
63 Madison Regional Madison 175
64 FIRST SAVINGS BANK FSB Beresford 175
65 MITCHELL TECH INST Mitchell 175
66 Grand River Casino Mobridge 175
67 FORT PIERRE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Fort Pierre 175
68 Winner Regional Hospital Winner 175
69 Sioux Falls Surgical Center Sioux Falls 175
70 Sioux Steel Sioux Falls 175
71 MYRL & ROY’S PAVING Sioux Falls 175
72 Upper Plains Contracting Aberdeen 175
73 Scull Construction Service Rapid City 175
74 Glencoe CampResort Sturgis 175
75 MARION FAMILY DENTISTRY PC Marion 175
76 SDSMA Sioux Falls 175
77 Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel Watertown 175
78 Birdsall Sand & Gravel Spearfish 175
79 Wheeler Manufacturing Co Inc Lemmon 175
80 Midstates, Inc. – Print and Media Solutions Aberdeen 175
81 Feterl Manufacturing Co Salem 175
82 Pub Sioux Falls 175
83 Rushmore Borglum Story Keystone 175
84 Harold’s Photo Experts Sioux Falls 175
85 Intek Cleaning Sioux Falls 175
86 PRAIRIE WAVE COMMUNICATIONS Sioux Falls 175
87 Avera Fitness Center Sioux Falls 175
88 Deadwood Gulch Resort Deadwood 175
89 OEM WORLDWIDE Watertown 175
90 T&R Electric Supply Colman 175
91 WESTERN DAKOTA TECH INST Rapid City 175
92 Sioux Falls Construction Sioux Falls 175
93 CDP Health Care Sisseton 175
94 JC-Evans Box Elder 175
95 Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City 175
96 Cbm Food Service Sioux Falls 175
97 Black Hills Surgical Hospital Rapid City 150
98 CorTrust Bank Mitchell 150
99 Valley Queen Cheese Factory Milbank 120
100 Royal Plastics Brookings 120