Leading Employers

NAICS CODE

COMPANY

CITY

COUNTY

FUNCTION

PRODUCT/SERVICE

EMPLOYEES (FTE)

 6211/6221 Essentia Health Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Offices of Physicians – General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 6,569
6211/6221 St. Luke’s Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Offices of Physicians – General Medical & Surgical Hsopitals 2,348
9211 St. Louis County Duluth St. Louis Public Administration Executive, Legislative, & Other General Government Support 1,847
 4451 Miner’s Inc. Hermantown St. Louis Retail Trade Supermarkets and Grocery Stores 1,990
 6113 University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 1635
 6111 Duluth Public Schools Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 1,426
 2122 Minnesota Taconite (US Steel) Mountain Iron St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 1,790
 2211 ALLETE Duluth St. Louis Utilities Electric Power Generation, Transmission, & Distribution 1,314
 9281 Duluth Air National Guard Base Duluth St. Louis Public Administration National Security 1068
 3364 Cirrus Aircraft Duluth St. Louis Manufacturing Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,000
 5241 United HealthCare Duluth St. Louis Finance and Insurance Health Care Management 999
 9211 City of Duluth Duluth St. Louis Public Administration Executive, Legislative, & other General Government Support 850
 9211 US Government Duluth St. Louis Public Administration Executive, Legislative, & Other General Government Support 850
 9211 Fond du Lac Reservation Cloquet Carlton Public Administration Executive, Legislative, & other General Government Support 840
 6221 Fairview University Medical Center – Mesabi Hibbing St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 835
 6111 Superior School District Superior Douglas Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 742
 2122 Hibbing Taconite Hibbing St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 717
 6211 Integrity Health Network Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Offices of Physicians 700
 3221 Sappi Fine Paper North America Cloquet Carlton Manufacturing Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 700
 2122 Keewatin Taconite (US Steel) Keewatin Itasca Mining Metal Ore Mining 611
 6111 Grand Rapids Public Schools Grand Rapids Itasca Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Education 600
 6233 AccessNorth Hibbing St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Community Care Facilities for the Elderly 590
 7132 Black Bear Casino Resort & Golf Course Carlton Carlton Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Gambling Industries 581
3211 Packaging Corp. of America International Falls Koochiching Manufacturing Pulp Mills 580
 6219 Benedictine Health Systems Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance  Continuing Care Retirement Communities 572
 2122 Northshore Mining Babbitt/Silver Bay St. Louis/Lake Mining Metal Ore Mining 554
7211 ZMC Hotels Duluth St. Louis Accommodation and Food Services Traveler Accommodations 540
4842 Halvor Lines Superior Douglas Transportation and Warehousing Specialized Freight Trucking 540
6221 Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital Grand Rapids Itasca Health Care and Social Assistance General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 526
7132 Fortune Bay Resort Casino Tower St. Louis Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Gamlbing Industries 515
2122 United Taconite Eveleth St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 474
6113 College of St. Scholastica Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 582
4821 CN Proctor St. Louis Transportation and Warehousing Rail Transportation 467
4881 maurices Duluth St. Louis Retail Trade Clothing Stores 400
6113 Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College Cloquet Carlton Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 459
 5615 Delta Air Lines Reservation Center Chisholm St. Louis Administrative Support Services Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 450
6113 University of Wisconsin Superior Superior Douglas Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 450
4911 U.S. Post Office Duluth St. Louis Public Administration/Transportation and Warehousing Postal Service 449
3221 UPM/Blandin Paper Company Grand Rapids Itasca Manufacturing Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Products 425
5221 Wells Fargo Duluth St. Louis Finance and Insurance Depository Credit Intermediation 402
 5221 Wells Fargo Duluth St. Louis Finance and Insurance Depository Credit Intermediation 402
 6111 Cloquet Public Schools Cloquet Carlton Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 400
6111 Hibbing Public Schools Hibbing St. Louis Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 400
 4881 AAR Aircraft Services Duluth St. Louis Transportation and Warehousing Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul 390
6232 Duluth Regional Care Center Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse 384
6113 Lake Superior College Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 380
 4821 Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Superior Douglas Transportation and Warehousing Rail Transportation 380
6111 Lake Superior School District Two Harbors Lake Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 375
2122 ArcelorMittal Minorca Virginia St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 357
4238 Enbridge Energy Partners Superior Douglas Wholesale Trade Transportation Equipment and Supplies 350