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Top Employers

In Watertown, South Dakota, we believe we have the best labor force, hands down. We are hardworking, fun-loving people that are dedicated to making our town and your business a success.

If you would like to download a copy of the area manufacturer’s directory for 2017, you can do so here: Codington County Manufacturer List

Major Employers
As of May 2017 (number of employees)

  • Watertown School District: 910
  • Terex Utilities: 567
  • Prairie Lakes Healthcare System: 547
  • Hy-Vee: 485
  • Premier Bankcard: 380
  • City of Watertown: 336
  • Worthington Industries: 320
  • Sparton: 272
  • Jenkins: 270
  • Dakota Bodies: 242

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The Watertown Development Company is a non-profit organization established to own and operate buildings, lands and development areas for the economic benefit of Watertown. Use the form below to send a message to our executive team and we’ll be sure to respond as soon as we can.
  • You can call us directly at (605) 884-0340 or toll free at 1-888-898-6767