Alexandria & Douglas County’s Largest Employers

The Alexandria and Douglas County area is home to over 20 employers with 100 or more employees, creating a diversified employer base for the region. Large employers include:

CompanyIndustryNumber of Employees
Douglas County HospitalHealthcare868
Douglas Machine, Inc. Packaging Equipment Manufacturing685
Alexandria Public SchoolsEducation671
Alexandria IndustriesAluminum Extrusion/Persion650
Knute NelsonHealthcare525
3M – AlexandriaAbrasives Manufacturing378
Arrowwood Resort & Conference CenterLeisure & Hospitality295
Central SpecialtiesRoad Construction285
Douglas CountyGovernment270
Brenton EngineeringPackaging Equipment Manufacturing260
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing CompanyPlastic Molding Manufacturing225
SunOptaDairy Product Manufacturing200
Tastefully SimpleDirect Sales197
Henry’s FoodsGrocery Product Wholesale187
Alexandria Technical & Community CollegeEducation185
Alexandria Pro FabManufacturing180
Ecumen Bethany CommunityHealthcare180
PrimeWestHealth Insurance Provider160
Sanford HealthHealthcare150
Galeon Nursing HomeHealthcare130
Aagard GroupPackaging Equipment Manufacturing125
Douglas ScientificManufacturing112