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Major Employers


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

Greater Mankato Growth is currently conducting the 2022 Major Employer survey. If your business has 30 or more FTE and you have not completed the survey, please contact Ryan Vesey at rvesey@greatermankato.com.
Business NameEstimated number of FTE Employees as of 6/1/2019 (unless otherwise noted)
Taylor Corporation (2022)2,200
Mayo Clinic Health System1,871
Minnesota State University, Mankato (2022)1,600
Mankato Clinic (2022)751
Gustavus Adolphus College (2022)580
Blue Earth County (2022)475
Kato Engineering; subsidiary of Nidec434

Walmart Distribution Center (2021)

Johnson Outdoors (2022)360
E I Microcircuits300
City of Mankato287
Nicollet County275
Jack Link's (2022)249
Minnesota Valley Action Council (2022)230
Creation Technologies225
Consolidated Communications215
Federated Insurance (2022)209
South Central College195
Monarch Healthcare Management (2022)187
Monarch Healthcare Management180
Maple River Schools172
Dotson Iron Castings (2022)155
MEI - Total Elevator Solutions (2020)152
Associated Finishing (2022)130
Wis-Pak of Mankato, Inc125

Lindsay Windows (2020)

Associated Finishing Inc (2022)130
ISG (2022)110
Vetter Stone (2022)103
Coughlan Companies/Capstone (2022)100
Schwickert's Tecta America100

The Orthopeadic & Fracture Clinic, P.A. (2022)


LJP Waste Solutions (2020)

Industrial Fabrication Services (2022)85
Lil Bee's Learning Center (2022)80
United Prairie Bank76
Pioneer Bank (2022)73
City of North Mankato (2022)61
Schmidt Siding and Window (2022)61
Oak Terrace Assisted Living of North Mankato (2022)60
The Free Press Media (2022)60
Xcel Energy (2022)59
True Value Company58

Americare Mobility Van Inc. (2022)


Laketown Electric Corporation (2022)


Ziegler Cat (2020)

St. Peter Food Co-op & Deli (2022)52
All American Foods, Inc.52
Waste Management50
Ecumen - Mankato & St Peter (2022)45
Buffalo Wild Wings Mankato42
First National Bank of Minnesota (2022)42
Kato Roofing, Inc. (2022)40
Ardent Mills39
RE/MAX Dynamic Agents (2022)37
House of Hope, Inc. (2022)36
Birchwood Cottages (2022)35
Rasmussen College35
Volk Transfer, Inc.35
CLA (Clifton Larson Allen) (2022)34
VINE Faith in Action (2022)33
Kato Moving and Storage (2022)30
The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership