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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Bismarck, North Dakota Metro Area

MSA: Bismarck, ND
counties: Burleigh, Morton, Oliver, Sioux
Population (2016 estimate): 132,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 1.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 74,000
Average Earnings (2016): $45,670

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 4,370 58.8 1.2 $84,750
Business and Financial Operations 3,820 51.4 1.0 $58,940
IT and Mathematical 1,620 21.8 0.7 $65,670
Architecture and Engineering 1,470 19.8 1.1 $67,260
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 830 11.1 1.4 $61,220
Community and Social Services 1,860 25.1 1.7 $45,220
Legal and Judicial 510 6.9 0.9 $75,430
Education, Training, and Library 3,740 50.3 0.8 $47,250
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,070 14.4 1.1 $37,260
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,340 71.9 1.2 $57,200
Healthcare Support 2,530 34.1 1.2 $32,520
Protective Services 1,540 20.7 0.9 $41,430
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,260 84.3 0.9 $23,980
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,550 34.3 1.1 $28,980
Personal Care and Services 3,310 44.6 1.4 $27,760
Sales and Related 7,730 104.1 1.0 $28,410
Office and Administrative Support 10,610 142.8 0.9 $35,210
Construction and Extraction 4,170 56.2 1.4 $45,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,020 40.6 1.0 $47,490
Production 2,180 29.3 0.5 $38,480
Transportation and Material Moving 5,660 76.1 1.1 $33,550

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