The top employers in the city are:
- Mayo Clinic
- Rochester Public Schools
- Olmsted Medical Center
- Olmsted County
Without a doubt, The Mayo Clinic is the core of the city’s economy. Based on 2016 statistics they employed over 34 thousand employees and visitors number around a couple of million per year. The economy of the city also relies on its agricultural offerings. For instance, Seneca Foods has a processing plant in the city and there are many dairy producers active in the city as well.