South Dakota is home to companies of all kinds that benefit from our state’s superior tax climate and a business-first environment. Companies looking to grow or relocate in South Dakota can count on a reliable network of industry support within our four focus industries – advanced manufacturing, bioscience, financial services and value-added ag – or healthcare, business services and more. See our state’s largest private employers that benefit from our state’s stable business climate.
Largest Private Employers
Demkota Ranch Beef
Ditech Financial LLC
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Midland National Life Insurance Co.
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Inc.
Premier Bankcard Inc.
Regional Health, Inc.
Raven Industries, Inc
Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Wells Fargo Bank
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, March 2017, using third quarter 2016 data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW).