2012 Top Workplaces

Minnesota employees surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics ranked these 100 employers as Top Workplaces for 2012.

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 14 1021 1
2 Large Edward Jones 1922 Partnership Financial services St. Louis, MO, MO 295 637 38500 2
3 Large Re/Max Results 1986 Private Agents / brokers Eden Prairie, MN 21 656 660 3
4 Large Minnesota Twins 1961 Private Sports teams Minneapolis, MN 1 1100 1700 4
5 Large FedEx 1973 Public Distribution, logistics, & freight Memphis, TN 15 1500 300000 5
6 Large Kwik Trip 1965 Private Convenience store / gas station LaCrosse, WI 104 2508 10100 6
7 Large Bremer Bank 1943 Private banking and financial services St. Paul, MN 62 1100 7
8 Large AgStar Financial Services 1918 Cooperative/Mutual Credit & finance Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, MN 9 515 8
9 Large UCare 1984 Non-profit Non-profit Minneapolis, MN 2 521 9
10 Large Graco Inc. 1926 Public Industrial equipment Minneapolis, MN 5 1157 10
11 Large Mortenson Construction 1954 Private Construction Golden Valley, MN 1 510 11
12 Large Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare 1897 Non-profit Pediatric specialty health care Saint Paul, MN 9 1250 12
13 Large Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America 1896 Public Financial services Minneapolis, MN 1 1748 150000 13
14 Large C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. 1905 Public Transportation/logistics Eden Prairie, MN 8 1614 8353 14
15 Large Securian Financial Group Inc. 1880 Parent company General insurance St. Paul, MN 1 2323 3500 15
16 Large Ebenezer Society 1917 Non-profit Senior living Minneapolis, MN 34 756 16
17 Large Maple Grove Hospital 2009 Non-profit Hospitals Maple Grove, MN 1 674 17
18 Large Northwestern College 1902 Non-profit Higher education St. Paul, MN 2 532 700 18
19 Large Prime Therapeutics LLC 2004 Private Pharmacy Eagan, MN 3 1133 19
20 Large Twin Cities Orthopedics 1996 Partnership Physicians practice Golden Valley, MN 29 645 700 20
21 Large Thrivent Financial for Lutherans 1902 Non-profit Non-profit Minneapolis, MN 1 1023 3000 21
22 Large CHS Inc. 1931 Cooperative/Mutual Agribusiness wholesale and retail Inver Grove Heights, MN 90 2000 9000 22
23 Large National Marrow Donor Program 1987 Non-profit Non-profit Minneapolis, MN 4 668 23
24 Large Cargill 1865 Private Agricultural, financial and industrial Wayzata, MN 46 6000 139000 24
25 Large Park Nicollet Health Services 1921 Non-profit Clinics, hospitals, medical specialties St. Louis Park, MN 28 8200 8200 25
26 Large Olmsted Medical Center 1949 Non-profit Regional health care system Rochester, MN 16 1056 1091 26
27 Large Dow Water & Process Solutions 1977 Parent company Produce reverse osmosis elements to purify water Edina, MN 1 615 27
28 Large Starkey Hearing Technologies 1967 Private Medical devices & products Eden Prairie, MN 2 1700 3500 28
29 Large University of St. Thomas 1885 Non-profit College / university St. Paul, MN 3 1550 1550 29
30 Large U.S. Bancorp 1863 Public Commercial bank Minneapolis, MN 143 10810 64270 30
1 Midsize Right at Home 2001 Private Home health care services Bloomington, MN 1 244 244 31
2 Midsize Werner Electric Supply 1920 Private Wholesale distribution Cottage Grove, MN 6 219 32
3 Midsize Periscope 1994 Private Advertising Minneapolis, MN 1 294 350 33
4 Midsize Proto Labs Inc. 1999 Private Quick turn custom manufacturing. Maple Plain, MN 3 355 513 34
5 Midsize Plunkett's Pest Control 1915 Private Pest control Fridley, MN 1 174 35
6 Midsize Pediatric Home Service 1990 Private DME/HME and private duty nursing Roseville, MN 1 279 36
7 Midsize Wipfli LLP 1930 Partnership Accounting & business consulting Milwaukee, WI 2 167 1300 37
8 Midsize Wingspan Life Resources 1973 Non-profit Human and social services St Paul, MN 27 176 176 38
9 Midsize Maurices-Corporate Office 1931 Public Clothing, footwear, & accessories Duluth, MN 1 347 39
10 Midsize State Bank & Trust 1966 Private Financial services & insurance Fargo, ND 14 249 40
11 Midsize Hammer Residences Inc. 1923 Non-profit Human and social services Wayzata, MN 1 450 450 41
12 Midsize Bridge Realty LLC 2007 Private Agents / brokers Chaska, MN 3 243 260 42
13 Midsize Noran Neurological Clinic 1972 Private Physicians practice Minneapolis, MN 6 187 43
14 Midsize The Business Bank 2000 Private Commercial bank Minnetonka, MN 12 187 44
15 Midsize StuartCo 1970 Partnership Property management Minneapolis, MN 26 293 45
16 Midsize PreferredOne Administrative Services Inc. 1984 Private Third party administrator of employer health plans Golden Valley, MN 1 313 46
17 Midsize Colle+McVoy 1935 Parent company Advertising, marketing and public relations Minneapolis, MN 1 204 47
18 Midsize Sunrise Community Banks 1986 Private Community development finance Saint Paul, MN 8 170 48
19 Midsize Marco Inc. 1973 Private Technology product sales and service St. Cloud, MN 11 325 49
20 Midsize Sibley East School District 1991 Non-profit Primary / secondary school Arlington, MN 1 183 50
21 Midsize The Nerdery 2003 Private Interactive Bloomington, MN 1 285 340 51
22 Midsize The Emily Program 1993 Private Mental health St. Paul, MN 8 262 52
23 Midsize Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq 1916 Private Real estate Bloomington, MN 23 384 466 53
24 Midsize Quality Bicycle Products 1981 Private Bicycle parts & accessories distribution Bloomington, MN 1 460 54
25 Midsize Microsoft 1981 Public Information technology Redmond, WA 3 246 90000 55
26 Midsize Braun Intertec 1957 Private Multidisciplinary engineering Bloomington, MN 8 376 56
27 Midsize The Mosaic Co. 2004 Public Commodities Plymouth, MN 2 253 7700 57
28 Midsize Minnesota Elevator Inc. 1971 Private Manufacturing Mankato, MN 1 180 58
29 Midsize Twin Cities Public Television 1957 Non-profit Non-profit St. Paul, MN 1 197 197 59
30 Midsize Landscape Structures Inc. 1971 Private Metal products Delano, MN 1 282 300 60
1 Small Valley Rehabilitation Services 1993 Partnership Rehabilitation Chaska, MN 5 59 61
2 Small Clockwork Active Media Systems 2002 Private Digital media agency Minneapolis, MN 1 56 56 62
3 Small The Container Store 1978 Private Specialty retail Coppell, TX 1 55 5000 63
4 Small Comfort Keepers North -- Osseo 2002 Private Home health care services Dayton, OH 1 60 64
5 Small Anytime Fitness Inc. 2002 Private Health, wellness, fitness Hastings, MN 2 97 65
6 Small mono 2004 Cooperative/Mutual Creative branding Minneapolis, MN 1 51 51 66
7 Small Presbyterian Homes SummerWood of Plymouth 2003 Non-profit Senior living Roseville, MN 1 61 65 67
8 Small The ALARIS Group Inc. 2000 Partnership Vendor serving health care industry Duluth, MN 2 69 68
9 Small Brenny Transportation Inc. 1996 Partnership Distribution, logistics, & freight Saint Cloud, MN 1 50 50 69
10 Small NetApp 1992 Public Data storage solutions Sunnyvale, CA 1 58 70
11 Small Burns & McDonnell 1898 Private Engineering/architecture/construction Kansas City, MO 1 50 3375 71
12 Small Pharmaceutical Specialties Inc. 1974 Private Medical devices & products Rochester, MN 1 55 72
13 Small Lloyd Management 1971 Private Property management Mankato, MN 1 83 83 73
14 Small Atomic Learning 2000 Private Technology training and professional development Little Falls, MN 1 58 74
15 Small Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - The Bohannon Group 1857 Cooperative/Mutual Financial services & insurance Milwaukee, WI 5 63 75
16 Small VitreoRetinal Surgery 1988 Private Health center/clinic Bloomington, MN 7 78 76
17 Small McKinley Group, Consulting, Finance and HR 2003 Partnership Search and consulting Minneapolis, MN 1 50 50 77
18 Small TheMLSonline.com 2001 Private Agents / brokers Champlin, MN 1 112 78
19 Small Object Partners Inc. 1996 Private Custom development of enterprise software Minneapolis, MN 1 62 70 79
20 Small Summit Brewing Co. 1986 Private Food / beverages Saint Paul, MN 1 51 80
21 Small PCL Construction Services Inc. 1903 Private Commercial building construction Denver, CO 1 78 81
22 Small Vinland National Center 1976 Non-profit Chemical dependency treatment Loretto, MN 2 55 82
23 Small Matrix Communications - Network Design, Inc. 1985 Private Telecommunications Plymouth, MN 1 58 83
24 Small Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota 1912 Non-profit Professional Saint Paul, MN 1 51 50 84
25 Small Thymes 1982 Private Manufacture - consumer goods Minneapolis, MN 1 61 85
26 Small Perficient Inc. 1997 Public IT consulting St Louis, MO 1 59 1722 86
27 Small Spring Lake Park Fire 1944 Non-profit Fire department Spring Lake Park, MN 4 100 100 87
28 Small Hospice of the Twin Cities 1993 Non-profit Hospice Minneapolis, MN 1 70 70 88
29 Small PAM's Auto Inc. 1991 Private Auto parts, accessories, & tires Saint Cloud, MN 1 60 61 89
30 Small SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline 2004 Partnership Health care Bloomington, MN 1 73 73 90
31 Small AdvisorNet Financial 1959 Private Financial advisors Minneapolis, MN 2 51 91
32 Small Community Development Inc. 1999 Partnership Manage homeowner associations Golden Valley, MN 1 74 74 92
33 Small Padilla Speer Beardsley 1961 Private Integrated Communications & public relations Minneapolis, MN 1 102 93
34 Small Tactile Systems Technology Inc. 2002 Private Health care Minneapolis, MN 1 74 94
35 Small Home Instead Senior Care - Burnsville 2003 Private Home health care services Burnsville, MN 1 111 95
36 Small Probus OneTouch 2003 Private Internet & catalog Plymouth, MN 1 53 60 96
37 Small Help Systems LLC 1982 Private Enterprise software Eden Prairie, MN 3 118 170 97
38 Small Schechter Dokken Kanter CPAs 1990 Private Accountancy Minneapolis, MN 1 62 98
39 Small Minneapolis Financial Group 2003 Private Financial services industry Minneapolis, MN 2 59 99
40 Small SafeNet Consulting Inc. 1994 Partnership Management consulting Minnetonka, MN 1 57 75 100