2010 Top Workplaces

Rank Size Company Year Founded Ownership Sector Headquarters Minnesota locations Minnesota employees Total Employees On the web 0
1 Large Keller Williams Realty 1983 Private Agents / brokers Austin, TX 13 1180 77000 1
2 Large General Mills 1866 Public Consumer packaged goods Minneapolis 5 5500 30000 2
3 Large Securian Financial Group, Inc. 1880 Private General insurance St. Paul 1 2359 3527 3
4 Large Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare 1897 Nonprofit Pediatric specialty health care Saint Paul 5 1085 1092 4
5 Large Minnesota Twins 1961 Private Sports team Minneapolis 1 651 700 5
6 Large ING DIRECT 2000 Private Online retail bank Wilmington, DE 1 506 9900 6
7 Large Target Corporation 1962 Public Upscale discount retailer Minneapolis 65 25651 351000 7
8 Large Ebenezer Society 1917 Nonprofit Senior living Minneapolis 33 680 1200 8
9 Large Graco Inc. 1926 Public Industrial equipment Minneapolis 5 1250 2110 9
10 Large Northwestern College 1902 Nonprofit Higher education St. Paul 1 544 600 10
11 Large Thrivent Financial for Lutherans 1902 Nonprofit Nonprofit Minneapolis 1 1181 2970 11
12 Large Best Buy Co., Inc. 1966 Public High tech products & electronics Richfield 25 805 180000 12
13 Large HealthPartners 1957 Nonprofit Healthcare Bloomington 82 10400 10400 13
14 Large Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America 1896 Public Financial services Minneapolis 1 1728 155000 14
15 Large Pearson 1997 Public Education, assessment & testing services Upper Saddle River, NJ 2 884 33000 15
16 Large SMSC Gaming Enterprise (Mystic Lake) 1982 Tribal government Casino gaming Prior Lake 1 3500 3400 16
17 Large Medtronic, Inc. 1949 Public Medical technology Minneapolis 12 7775 40000 17
18 Large Caribou Coffee 1992 Public Restaurant Brooklyn Center 200 2340 5800 18
19 Large Express Scripts 1986 Public Healthcare Saint Louis, MO 2 1365 14000 19
20 Large Comcast 1963 Public Cable Philadelphia, PA 16 1860 100000 20
1 Midsize Minneapolis Marriott City Center 1986 Public Hotel Bethesda, MD 1 190 300000 21
2 Midsize Coles Salon 1979 Private Salon and spa services Burnsville 5 315 315 22
3 Midsize Right at Home 2001 Private Home healthcare services Bloomington 1 280 280 23
4 Midsize Hammer Residences, Inc. 1923 Private Human and social services Wayzata 40 396 396 24
5 Midsize Tiller Corporation 1946 Private Construction Maple Grove 14 218 235 25
6 Midsize Noran Neurological Clinic 1972 Private Physicians practice Minneapolis 7 180 180 26
7 Midsize Gray Plant Mooty 1866 Private Professional services Minneapolis 1 324 350 27
8 Midsize Periscope 1994 Private Advertising Minneapolis 1 193 220 28
9 Midsize Landscape Structures Inc. 1971 Private Metal products Delano 1 284 285 29
10 Midsize M. A. Mortenson Company 1954 Private Construction Golden Valley 1 414 2020 30
11 Midsize Compellent Technologies, Inc. 2002 Public Data storage network Eden Prairie 1 281 415 31
12 Midsize Rasmussen College 1900 Private College / university Lake Elmo 6 351 1396 32
13 Midsize Jostens, Inc. 1897 Private Manufacture - consumer goods Minneapolis 1 266 3700 33
14 Midsize UCare 1984 Nonprofit Health plan Minneapolis 1 423 428 34
15 Midsize Welsh 1977 Private Commercial real estate Minnetonka 13 288 320 35
16 Midsize PreferredOne Administrative Services, Inc. 1984 Private Health benefits administrator Golden Valley 1 311 311 36
17 Midsize Carmichael Lynch 1962 Private Advertising and marketing Minneapolis 1 179 203 37
18 Midsize Erik's Bike Shop 1977 Private Specialty retail Bloomington 12 160 207 38
19 Midsize ProMed Molded Products/ProMed Pharma 1989 Private Medical devices & products Plymouth 1 176 200 39
20 Midsize Quality Bicycle Products 1981 Private Bicycle parts & accessories distribution Bloomington 1 417 425 40
21 Midsize HDR Inc. 1917 Private Architecture/ engineering Omaha, NE 2 189 7744 41
22 Midsize Meyers 1949 Private In-store marketing Minneapolis 1 221 250 42
23 Midsize St. Croix Regional Medical Center 1919 Nonprofit Medical center St. Croix Falls, WI 1 433 433 43
24 Midsize Dougherty Financial Group LLC 1977 Private Broker/dealer & commerical lender Minneapolis 1 157 200 44
25 Midsize Murphy Warehouse Company 1904 Private Logistics Minneapolis 10 162 165 45
26 Midsize Ernst & Young 1903 Partnership Accountancy New York City 1 458 144000 46
27 Midsize Bluestem Brands, Inc. 1948 Private Multi-brand retailer Eden Prairie 1 298 880 47
28 Midsize Wedge Community Co-op 1974 Cooperative Food / Grocery Minneapolis 1 262 262 48
29 Midsize Twin Cities Public Television 1957 Nonprofit Public broadcaster St. Paul 1 229 230 49
30 Midsize TURCK Inc. 1976 Private Manufacture - high tech Plymouth 2 344 790 50
31 Midsize KPMG 1897 Partnership Accountancy Dallas, TX 1 365 23000 51
32 Midsize Community Involvement Programs 1971 Nonprofit Human services Minneapolis 14 231 1300 52
33 Midsize Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP 1931 Partnership Accountancy Chicago 1 177 1400 53
34 Midsize TCF Equipment Finance, Inc. 1999 Public Equipment financing Minnetonka 1 172 315 54
35 Midsize Select Comfort Corp. 1987 Public Home furnishings, accessories and fittings Minneapolis 11 460 2168 55
1 Small Denali Marketing 2006 Private Marketing Minneapolis 1 60 60 56
2 Small Holmes Corporation 1970 Private Professional services Eagan 1 54 61 57
3 Small SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline 2004 Partnership Healthcare Bloomington 1 56 62 58
4 Small Marco, Inc. 1973 Private Technology product sales and service St. Cloud 1 53 317 59
5 Small University of Minnesota Physicians Smiley's Clinic 1970 Nonprofit Family medicine residency training clinic Minneapolis 1 53 53 60
6 Small Nerdery Interactive Labs/Sierra Bravo 2003 Private Web development services Bloomington 1 93 100 61
7 Small VitreoRetinal Surgery 1988 Private Health center/clinic Bloomington 5 61 75 62
8 Small Thymes 1982 Private Manufacture - consumer goods Minneapolis 1 59 65 63
9 Small Tactile Systems Technology Inc. 2002 Private Healthcare Minneapolis 1 57 85 64
10 Small Padilla Speer Beardsley 1961 Private Communications & public relations Minneapolis 1 99 115 65
11 Small Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches 1905 Nonprofit Human services Minneapolis 3 71 91 66
12 Small Dunn Bros Coffee Franchising Inc. 1998 Private Restaurant Minneapolis 4 50 51 67
13 Small Werner Electric Supply 1920 Private Wholesale distribution Cottage Grove 1 117 300 68
14 Small Restaurant Technologies, Inc. 1999 Private Business services Eagan 2 76 600 69
15 Small VisionShare Inc. 2000 Private Healthcare IT Minneapolis 1 102 113 70
16 Small Medco Health Solutions, Inc. 1983 Private Pharmacy benefit management Franklin Lakes, NJ 1 82 22000 71
17 Small Hilltop Primary School 1965 Public school Primary / secondary school Minnetrista 1 50 53 72
18 Small Great Clips, Inc. 1982 Private Hair salon franchise Edina 2 103 196 73
19 Small RJF Agencies, Inc. 1986 Private Insurance and risk management consultants Minneapolis 1 130 155 74
20 Small Weber Shandwick 1986 Public Consulting New York 1 141 1000 75
21 Small Plunkett's Pest Control 1915 Private Pest control Fridley 3 115 250 76
22 Small Residential Mortgage Group 1995 Public Banks - commercial Grand Forks, ND 2 60 60 77
23 Small space150 2000 Private Digital Marketing Minneapolis 1 93 110 78
24 Small Institute for Low Back and Neck Care 1981 Private Health center/clinic Bloomington 2 56 57 79
25 Small T. E. Ibberson Company 1881 Private Design/build contractor Hopkins 1 74 250 80
26 Small AdvisorNet Financial 1959 Private Financial advisors Minneapolis 1 50 52 81
27 Small Minneapolis Financial Group 2003 Private Financial services industry Minneapolis 2 70 78 82
28 Small BWBR Architects 1922 Private Architecture St. Paul 1 100 100 83
29 Small Home Instead Senior Care - Edina 1998 Private Home healthcare services Edina 1 88 106 84
30 Small Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1993 Private Intellectual property law Minneapolis 1 131 175 85
31 Small Auriton Solutions 1991 Nonprofit Nonprofit credit counseling Roseville 1 61 75 86
32 Small MMIC Group 1980 Private Business insurance Minneapolis 1 105 130 87
33 Small Wunderlich-Malec 1982 Private Process control, engineering, fabrication Minnetonka 1 58 160 88
34 Small Health Dimensions Group 2000 Private Healthcare management and consulting Minneapolis 1 64 64 89
35 Small Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC 1994 Private Law firm Eden Prairie 1 77 77 90
36 Small BHI Advanced Internet 1994 Private Information technology Eden Prairie 1 50 50 91
37 Small SIRVA Inc. 1982 Private Mobility services provider Westmont, IL 1 99 2200 92
38 Small Amcom Software 1984 Private Communications technology Eden Prairie 1 79 230 93
39 Small Wipfli LLP 1930 Partnership Accountancy Milwaukee, WI 2 143 820 94
40 Small W3i Holdings LLC 2000 Private Applications distribution Sartell 1 64 65 95
41 Small CLUES 1981 Nonprofit Human and social services St. Paul 3 77 77 96
42 Small Michaud Cooley Erickson 1946 Private Consulting engineers Minneapolis 1 102 102 97
43 Small Schechter Dokken Kanter CPAs 1990 Private Accountancy Minneapolis 1 65 65 98
44 Small Lands End Inlet 1963 Public Apparel & footwear Dodgeville, WI 4 75 5253 99
45 Small John's Auto Parts, Inc. 1961 Private Auto dealership & auto parts Blaine 1 125 138 100