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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 2018, companies in Woodbury employed 24,481 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 53 percent of jobs in the city.

With close to 1,100 employees, HealthEast is the city's largest private employer. Other major employers in the city include 3M, Assurant, EcoWater, HealthPartners, 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 2016 2017 2018 2018
Total, all industries   23,033 23,699 24,826 87,611
Education and Health Services  6,657  6,290 6,675 20,002
Trade, Transportation and Utilities  5,775  6,154 6,426 20,199
Leisure and Hospitality  3,623  3,666 3,786 11,847
Professional and Business Services  2,453  2,370 2,344 7,699
Financial Activities  1,584  1,695 1,661 4,428
Manufacturing  747  793 1,028 9,700