Key Industries Hero
A rising star

Key Industries

Ranked #1 on Forbes’ list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers, our community is a leading destination for your business. Low business costs, a dependable, growing workforce and well-established infrastructure are just a few of the reasons why more businesses are choosing Sioux Falls.

Major Employers

Diverse industries call for diverse organizations. Sioux Falls has 13 companies with 1,000 or more employees.

Business Field Number of Employees
Sanford Health Biomedical 11000-12000
Avera Health Biomedical 7500-8000
Smithfield Foods Food Processing 3500-4000
Sioux Falls School District Education 3000-3500
HyVee Food Stores Retail 3000-3500
Wells Fargo Finance & Banking 2000-2500
Citi Finance & Banking 1000-1500
City of Sioux Falls Government 1000-1500
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical & Regional Office Healthcare / Government 1000-1500
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Healthcare 1000-1500
First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Finance & Banking 1000-1500
LifeScape Healthcare & Social Services 1000-1500
Walmart/Sam’s Club Retail & Wholesale 1000-1500
Raven Industries Manufacturing 800-900
MIDCO Data Centers 700-800
Billion Automotive Companies Retail 650-700
StarMark Cabinetry Manufacturing 650-700
GreatLife Malaska Golf & Fitness Services 600-650
Lewis Drugs Biomedical 600-650
Showplace Wood Products Manufacturing 600-650
Sammons Financial Group Finance & Banking 550-600
Augustana University Education 500-550
Daktronics Manufacturing 500-550
Scheels Retail 500-550