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 6,513
6211/6221 St. Luke’s Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Offices of Physicians – General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 2,249
4451 Miner’s Inc. Hermantown St. Louis Retail Trade Supermarkets and Grocery Stores 1,990
9211 St. Louis County Duluth St. Louis Public Administration Executive, Legislative, & other General Government Support 1,990
6111 Duluth Public Schools Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 1,450
2122 Minnesota Taconite (US Steel) Mountain Iron St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 1,390
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 1,068
3364 Cirrus Aircraft Duluth St. Louis Manufacturing Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,000
6113 University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 953
6221 Fairview University Medical Center -Mesabi Hibbing St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 861
6111 Superior School District  Superior Douglas Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 860
6111 City of Duluth Duluth St. Louis Educational Services 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
2122 Hibbing Taconite Hibbing St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 732
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
7132 Black Bear Casino Resort & Golf Course Carlton Carlton Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Gambling Industries 671
6111 Grand Rapids Public Schools Grand Rapids Itasca Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Education 650
4842 Halvor Lines Superior Douglas Transportation and Warehousing Specialized Freight Trucking 650
6233 AccessNorth Hibbing St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Community Care Facilities for the Elderly 590
3211 Packaging Corp. of America  International Falls Koochiching Manufacturing Pulp Mills 580
6221 Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital Grand Rapids Itasca Health Care and Social Assistance General Medical & Surgical Hospitals 561
6113 College of St. Scholastica Duluth St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 550
6113 Cloquet Public Schools Cloquet Carlton Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Education 550
7211 ZMC Hotels Duluth St. Louis Accommodation and Food Services Traveler Accommodations 540
7132 Fortune Bay Resort Casino Tower St. Louis Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Gambling Industries 533
2122 Northshore Mining Babbitt/Silver Bay St. Louis/Lake Mining Metal Ore Mining 529
2122 United Taconite Eveleth St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 515
4821 CN Proctor St. Louis Transportation and Warehousing Rail Transportation 467
6111 Hibbing Public Schools Hibbing St. Louis Educational Services Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools 465
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
6219 Benedictine Health Systems Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Continuing Care Retirement Communities 421
5221 Wells Fargo Duluth St. Louis Finance and Insurance Depository Credit Inter mediation 402
2122 Keewatin Taconite (US Steel) Keewatin Itasca Mining Metal Ore Mining 400
6232 Duluth Regional Care Center Duluth St. Louis Health Care and Social Assistance Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse 400
6111 Lake Superior School District Two Harbors Lake Educational Services Elementary & Secondary Schools 380
2122 ArcelorMittal Minorca Virginia St. Louis Mining Metal Ore Mining 356
3221 UPM/Blandin Paper Company Grand Rapids Itasca Manufacturing Pulp Mills 240