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Major Employers in the Rochester Area

Located in the southeastern section of Minnesota, the Rochester area’s strong diverse economy is built around health care, computer technology, manufacturing, food processing, and convention and tourism.

The numbers below reflect full and part-time employees. (2022) Please note that this list is not all inclusive and represents a snapshot of business and industry in the Rochester area.

Major EmployerNumber of EmployeesWebsite
Mayo Clinic40,950http://www.mayoclinic.org
Rochester Public Schools2,854http://www.rochesterschools.org/
IBM (2018 #)2,791http://www.ibm.com
Olmsted Medical Center1,268http://www.olmmed.org
Olmsted County1,301http://www.co.olmsted.mn.us
City of Rochester1,118http://www.rochestermn.gov/
McNeilus Truck & Manuf.791http://www.mcneiluscompanies.com
Spectrum672http://www.spectrum.com
Cardinal of Minnesota425http://www.cardinalofminnesota.com
RCTC425http://www.rctc.edu
Benchmark Electronics495http://www.bench.com
Federal Medical Center451http://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/rch/
McNeilus Steel, Inc.470http://www.mcneilus.com
Geotek450http://www.geotek.com
Crenlo430http://www.crenlo.com
Halcon400http://www.halconfurniture.com
Rochester Catholic Schools331http://www.rcsmn.org
Pace Dairy285http://www.kroger.com
Hiawatha Homes260http://www.hiawathahomes.org
Rochester Meat Company260http://www.bih-us.com/
Think Bank240http://www.thinkbank.com
Kemps225http://www.kemps.com
Benike Construction225http://www.benike.com
Benike Construction220http://www.benike.com
Home Instead Senior Care215http://www.rochesterseniorcare.com
Samaritan Bethany, Inc.210http://www.samaritanbethany.com
Seneca Foods201http://www.senecafoods.com
Hayfield Window & Door200http://www.hayfieldwindows.com
Zumbro Valley Health Center195http://www.zvhc.org
Rochester Post Office185http://www.usps.com
Ability Building Community180http://www.abcinc.org
Harris Rochester Inc.173http://www.harriscompany.com
Home Federal Savings Bank170http://www.justcallhome.com
Families First of Minnesota170http://www.familiesfirstmn.org
Lawrence Transportation150http://www.lawrencetrans.com
Strongwell Corporation150http://www.strongwell.com
Superior Mechanical Systems150http://www.superiormechanical.us
Curtis 1000150http://www.curtis1000.com
Kerry Bio-Science145http://www.kerrygroup.com
Tuohy Furniture130http://www.tuohyfurniture.com
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