Major Employers in the Rochester area

The numbers below reflect full and part-time employees. (2020)

Please note that this list is not all inclusive and represents a snapshot of business and industry in the Rochester area.

Major Employer Number of Employees Website
Mayo Clinic 36,330
IBM (2018 #) 2,791
Rochester Public Schools 2,873
City of Rochester 1,764
Olmsted Medical Center 1,346
Olmsted County 1,340
McNeilus Truck & Manuf. 1,250
Spectrum 634
Crenlo 633
Benchmark Electronics 540
Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd. 520
RCTC 500
McNeilus Steel, Inc. 470
Federal Medical Center 420
Halcon 400
Samaritan Bethany, Inc. 375
Kemps 306
Think Bank 292
Pace Dairy 280
Hiawatha Homes 278
Rochester Catholic Schools 250
Rochester Meat Company 247
Ability Building Community 235
Rochester Post Office 225
Home Instead Senior Care 209
Seneca Foods 197
Home Federal Savings Bank 181
Geotek 180
Zumbro Valley Health Ctr 180
Lawrence Transportation  150
Strongwell Corporation 150
Superior Mechanical Systems 150
Families First of Minnesota 158
Curtis 1000 150
Harris Rochester Inc. 145
Kerry Bio-Science 145
Tuohy Furniture 130
Pepsi of Rochester 103
Land O' Lakes 100


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