The 100 Largest Companies In South Dakota For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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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. Highmark
  2. Sanford Health
  3. The Good Samaritan Society
  4. Rapid City Regional Hospital
  5. Black Hills
  6. Daktronics
  7. First PREMIER Bank
  8. State of South Dakota
  9. University of South Dakota
  10. Great Western Bank

Highmark 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 106 companies.

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

As it turns out, Highmark looks to the be the biggest company in South Dakota clocking in with 35,000 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:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In South Dakota

Rank Company City Employees
1 Highmark Piedmont 35,000
2 Sanford Health Sioux Falls 28,400
3 The Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls 24,000
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 State of South Dakota Pierre 1,820
9 University of South Dakota Vermillion 1,770
10 Great Western Bank Sioux Falls 1,568
11 NorthWestern Energy Sioux Falls 1,552
12 AVERA ST LUKES HOSPITAL Aberdeen 1,203
13 National American University Rapid City 1,080
14 Lewis Drug Sioux Falls 1,000
15 Concordance Healthcare Solutions Sioux Falls 1,000
16 South Dakota Department of Transportation Pierre 997
17 Raven Industries Sioux Falls 941
18 City of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls 930
19 Anza Textile Watertown 900
20 Dakota Provisions Huron 841
21 Primrose Retirement Communities Aberdeen 830
22 Trail King Industries Mitchell 803
23 Rosebud Sioux Tribe Rosebud 800
24 Larson Storm Doors Brookings 784
25 Riddle’s Jewelry Rapid City 750
26 HUB CITY IRON WORKS Aberdeen 750
27 Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Watertown 750
28 The Furniture Mart Sioux Falls 720
29 Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Agency Village 700
30 Agtegra Aberdeen 684
31 Meta Financial Group Inc Sioux Falls 672
32 Adams Thermal Systems Canton 625
33 StarMark Cabinetry Sioux Falls 600
34 The Plainsman Huron 570
35 C & B Operations Gettysburg 568
36 Dakota State University Madison 470
37 University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls 330
38 Orion Food Systems Sioux Falls 300
39 CAPITAL Services Sioux Falls 240
40 Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell 240
41 Bell Incorporated Sioux Falls 240
42 1st Financial Bank USA North Sioux City 220
43 First Dakota National Bank Yankton 210
44 Sencore Sioux Falls 200
45 Sioux Steel Sioux Falls 180
46 Grand River Casino Mobridge 175
47 Midcom Inc Watertown 175
48 Southeast Tech Sioux Falls 175
49 Woodland Cabinetry Sisseton 175
50 T&R Electric Supply Colman 175
51 Intek Cleaning Sioux Falls 175
52 JC-Evans Box Elder 175
53 Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City 175
54 Sioux Valley Energy Colman 175
55 Crazy Horse Memorial Custer 175
56 Showplace Cabinetry Harrisburg 175
57 Falcon Plastics Brookings 175
58 Al’s Oasis Oacoma 175
59 RAPID CHEVROLET CADILLAC Rapid City 175
60 First Gold Hotel & Gaming Deadwood 175
61 Coteau Des Prairies Clinic Sisseton 175
62 Sioux Falls Catholic Schools Sioux Falls 175
63 Dinosaur Park Rapid City 175
64 Sioux Falls Construction Sioux Falls 175
65 Westward Ho Country Club Sioux Falls 175
66 Madison Regional Madison 175
67 A & A Express Brandon 175
68 MIDWEST COAST TRANSPORT Sioux Falls 175
69 Cbm Food Service Sioux Falls 175
70 Brookings Municiple Utilities Brookings 175
71 Avera Fitness Center Sioux Falls 175
72 Wheeler Manufacturing Co Inc Lemmon 175
73 FIRST SAVINGS BANK FSB Beresford 175
74 FORT PIERRE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Fort Pierre 175
75 BAETE-FORSETH HVAC Sioux Falls 175
76 Action Mechanical Rapid City 175
77 Dow Rummel Village Sioux Falls 175
78 MITCHELL TECH INST Mitchell 175
79 Reptile Gardens Rapid City 175
80 Viborg Medical Clinic Viborg 175
81 Southridge Health Care Ctr Sioux Falls 175
82 Jenkins Living Center Watertown 175
83 Feterl Manufacturing Co Salem 175
84 Birdsall Sand & Gravel Spearfish 175
85 Deadwood Gulch Resort Deadwood 175
86 MARION FAMILY DENTISTRY PC Marion 175
87 Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel Watertown 175
88 Winner Regional Hospital Winner 175
89 Sioux Falls Surgical Center Sioux Falls 175
90 WESTERN DAKOTA TECH INST Rapid City 175
91 OEM WORLDWIDE Watertown 175
92 PRAIRIE WAVE COMMUNICATIONS Sioux Falls 175
93 Rushmore Borglum Story Keystone 175
94 Dakota Kitchen & Bath Sioux Falls 175
95 MYRL & ROY’S PAVING Sioux Falls 175
96 Harold’s Photo Experts Sioux Falls 175
97 Upper Plains Contracting Aberdeen 175
98 Glencoe CampResort Sturgis 175
99 Scull Construction Service Rapid City 175
100 SDSMA Sioux Falls 175
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