Based on the city’s latest Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the major employers in Apple Valley are:

  • Independent School District 196
  • Target
  • Uponor
  • Walmar
  • Dakota County
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • Apple Valley Redi-Mix
  • Wings Financial Credit Union
  • Augustana Care
  • Apple Valley Ford

The rate of employment in the city has been steadily rising at a rate of 1.26% from 27,800 employed individuals in 2014 to 28,150 in 2015.