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Whether you're looking to develop or operate a business in Shakopee, city staff are available to walk you through every step in the process. From site selection to business licensing, we can show who why Shakopee is a great place to build and work.

Here are some resources to get you started:

Shakopee has more than 1,000 private and public employers. The largest industries in Shakopee include manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade and professional and technical services.

Total employment (2019): 26,523 (up 6,854 jobs, or 34.8 percent, over the past five years)

Average annual wage (2016): $52,392

Unemployment rate (2017): 3.3 percent

Largest employers in Shakopee

  • Amazon
  • Valleyfair
  • Shakopee Public Schools
  • Canterbury Park
  • St. Francis Regional Medical Center
  • Imagine! Print Solutions
  • Entrust Datacard
  • Seagate
  • Scott County
  • Emerson
  • Shutterfly

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development