Wal Mart is the largest employer is 20 states across the country. Is it the largest employer for North Dakota?

The answer is no. Wal Mart does employ the most people around the nation,  but it is not the major workplace in NoDak.

In states like Texas, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Georgia and North Carolina, Wal Mart is king.

Here is a hint for you. The largest employer in 11 states are health care and social assistance  institutions.

According to 24/7 Wall St, the largest employer in North Dakota is Sanford Health and Hospital.

" Sanford operates 43 hospitals and 225 clinics. Among its 11,964 employees, it employs 1,360 physicians who  have 81 specialty areas in medicine. It serves patients in both Dakotas and  seven other states.

In South Dakota, the major workplace is Avera Health.

Next door in Minnesota, with more than 33,000 employees, the Mayo Clinic take the spot.



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