Key Industries Hero
A rising star

Key Industries

With South Dakota ranked #2 on the Tax Foundation’s Best State Business Tax Climate Index, 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.

Company Industry Employees
Sanford Health Biomedical 9,500-10,000
Avera Health Biomedical 7,000-7,500
Sioux Falls School District Education 3,500-4,000
Smithfield Foods Food Processing 3,000-3,500
Hy-Vee Food Stores Retail 2,500-3,000
Wells Fargo Finance & Banking 1,500-2,000
Walmart/Sam’s Club Retail & Wholesale 1,500-2,000
City of Sioux Falls Government 1,500-2,000
Amazon E-commerce 1,500-2,000
Citi Finance & Banking 1,000-1,500
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical & Regional Office Healthcare / Government 1,000-1,500
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Healthcare 1,000-1,500
First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Finance & Banking 1,000-1,500
LifeScape Healthcare & Social Services 1,000-1,500
Billion Automotive Companies Retail 800-850
MIDCO Data Centers 800-850
Showplace Cabinetry Manufacturing 750-800
Raven Industries Manufacturing 650-700
StarMark Cabinetry Manufacturing 650-700
GreatLife Malaska Golf & Fitness Services 600-650
Lewis Drug Biomedical 600-650
Minnehaha County Government 550-600
Sammons Financial Group Finance & Banking 550-600
Augustana University Education 500-550
Daktronics Manufacturing 500-550
Scheels Retail 500-550