These Are The 100 Largest Companies In South Dakota

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

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarBiggest Companies, Rankings - 3 months ago

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 headquarted in South Dakota.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of South Dakota’s 30 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Sanford Health
  2. The Good Samaritan Society
  3. Highmark
  4. Coleman
  5. Daktronics
  6. First Premier Bank
  7. The University of South Dakota
  8. National American University
  9. Great Western Bank
  10. NorthWestern Energy

Sanford Health 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 South Dakota job scene here:

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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 30 companies.

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

As it turns out, Sanford Health looks to the be the biggest company in South Dakota clocking in with 27,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 30 biggest companies in South Dakota ranked.

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Detailed List Of The 30 Biggest Companies In South Dakota

Rank Company City Employees
1 Sanford Health Sioux Falls 27,000
2 The Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls 24,000
3 Highmark Piedmont 19,500
4 Coleman Rapid City 3,690
5 Daktronics Brookings 2,500
6 First Premier Bank Sioux Falls 2,300
7 The University of South Dakota Vermillion 2,000
8 National American University Rapid City 1,750
9 Great Western Bank Sioux Falls 1,500
10 NorthWestern Energy Sioux Falls 1,354
11 Black Hills Rapid City 1,204
12 Midco Call Center Services Inc Sioux Falls 1,000
13 Lewis Drug Sioux Falls 1,000
14 South Dakota Department of Transportation Pierre 997
15 Primrose Retirement Communities Aberdeen 810
16 Furniture Mart USA Inc Sioux Falls 720
17 Raven Industries Sioux Falls 533
18 SONIFI Solutions Sioux Falls 513
19 PREMIER Bankcard Inc Sioux Falls 375
20 Orion Food Systems Sioux Falls 300
21 Riddle’s Jewelry Rapid City 270
22 Adams Thermal Systems Canton 240
23 Dakota Provisions Huron 240
24 Larson Storm Doors Brookings 223
25 Wheat Growers Aberdeen 210
26 First Dakota National Bank Yankton 210
27 Rosenbauer America Lyons 210
28 StarMark Cabinetry Sioux Falls 210
29 Trail King Industries Mitchell 210
30 Royal Plastics Brookings 120

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