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 9500-10000
Avera Health Biomedical 8000-8500
Smithfield Foods Food Processing 3500-4000
Sioux Falls School District Education 3000-3500
HyVee Food Stores Retail 3500-4000
Wells Fargo Finance & Banking 2500-3000
Citi Finance & Banking 1500-2000
Walmart/Sam’s Club Retail & Wholesale 1000-1500
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Healthcare 1000-1500
City of Sioux Falls Government 1000-1500
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical & Regional Office Healthcare / Government 1000-1500
LifeScape Healthcare & Social Services 1000-1500
First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard Finance & Banking 1000-1500
MIDCO Data Centers 700-800
Raven Industries Manufacturing 700-800
Allstate Finance & Banking 650-700
StarMark Cabinetry Manufacturing 650-700
Billion Automotive Companies Retail 650-700
Meta Financial Group Finance & Banking 650-700
Lewis Drugs Biomedical 600-650
Sammons Financial Group Finance & Banking 550-600
Showplace Wood Products Manufacturing 550-600
Scheels Retail 500-550
Daktronics Manufacturing 500-550
GreatLife Malaska Golf & Fitness Services 500-550