A list of the Treasure Valley's Top 8 regional employers is out and St. Luke's Regional Medical Center tops the list.  You might be surprised who else made the top though. 

We continue to be a local and federal government employment region, but there were a couple surprises on the list too.  There also continues to be a disparity in Idaho wages in comparison with the rest of the nation.

Top employers are:

1.  St. Luke's Regional Medical Center

2.  Wal-Mart

3.  Micron Technology

4.  Brigham Young University Idaho

5.  Battelle Energy Alliance

6.  Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

7.  J.R. Simplot Co.

8.  Alberstons

You can see more and dive deeper when you check out coverage from the Idaho Statesman.