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Major Employers


The Greater Mankato region, includes Blue Earth and Nicollet counties (the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area).

Calculating FTE: For our page, we report full-time equivalency. Part-time or seasonal employees are reported as a percentage of full-time work (i.e. seasonal employees who work half the year, or year-round employees who work half of a full-time schedule are both reported as .5 FTE)
Business NameEstimated number of FTE Employees as of 2022
Taylor Corporation2,200
Mayo Clinic Health System1,871
Minnesota State University, Mankato1,600
Mankato Clinic751
Gustavus Adolphus College580
Walmart Distribution Center545
Blue Earth County475
Kato Engineering; subsidiary of Nidec434
Johnson Outdoors360
E I Microcircuits300
City of Mankato287
Nicollet County277
Creation Technologies275
Jack Link's249
Minnesota Valley Action Council230
Federated Insurance209
South Central College206
Consolidated Communications200
Monarch Healthcare Management187
Maple River Schools172
Dotson Iron Castings155
MEI - Total Elevator Solutions (2020)152
Associated Finishing130
Wis-Pak of Mankato, Inc (2019)125

Lindsay Windows

Associated Finishing Inc 130
Vetter Stone103
Coughlan Companies/Capstone 100
Schwickert's Tecta America (2019)100

The Orthopeadic & Fracture Clinic, P.A.


LJP Waste Solutions

Industrial Fabrication Services85
Lil Bee's Learning Center80
Alltech (2019)76
Eide Bailly74
Pioneer Bank73
United Prairie Bank71
Buffalo Wild Wings62
City of North Mankato61
Schmidt Siding and Window61
Oak Terrace Assisted Living of North Mankato60
The Free Press Media60
Volk Transfer59
Xcel Energy59

Americare Mobility Van Inc.


Laketown Electric Corporation


Ziegler Cat (2020)

St. Peter Food Co-op & Deli52
All American Foods, Inc. (2019)52
Ardent Mills50
True Value Distribution Center50
Waste Management (2019)50
Ecumen - Mankato & St Peter45
First National Bank of Minnesota42
Kato Roofing, Inc.40
Minnesota Valley Federal Credit Union39
RE/MAX Dynamic Agents37
House of Hope, Inc.36
Birchwood Cottages35
Rasmussen University35
Carlson-Tillisch Eye Clinic34
CLA (Clifton Larson Allen)34
VINE Faith in Action33
Brunton Architects30
Kato Moving and Storage30
The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership