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Employment in Woodbury

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages reports that in the second quarter of 2016, companies in Woodbury employed 22,775 workers, about 28 percent of the jobs in all of Washington County. The largest employment sectors in Woodbury continue to be education and health services, and trade, transportation and utilities. These two categories comprise 54 percent of jobs in the city.

With more than 800 employees, HealthEast is the city's largest private employer. Other major employers in the city include 3M, Allina, Assurant, EcoWater Systems, Long Term Care Group, Self Esteem Brands, Summit Orthopedics,, and Woodbury Senior Living. The city's three largest retail centers are Woodbury Village, Tamarack Village and Woodbury Lakes.

Employment in Woodbury
Data is recorded for the second quarter of each year.

NAICS Industry Title 2014 2015 2016 2016
Total, all industries   21,278 21,974 22,775 82,674
Education and Health Services  6,117  6,336 6,652 19,358
Trade, Transportation and Utilities  5,373  5,491 5,654 18,529
Leisure and Hospitality  3,074  3,261 3,663 11,694
Professional and Business Services  2,138  2,128 2,432 8,040
Financial Activities  1,192  1,663 1,566 3,789
Manufacturing  719  1,053 676 9,112