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

Fargo, North Dakota Metro Area

MSA: Fargo, ND-MN
counties: Cass (ND), Clay (MN)
Population (2016 estimate): 238,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 141,000
Average Earnings (2016): $42,980

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 6,550 47.8 1.0 $88,670
Business and Financial Operations 7,120 51.9 1.0 $55,110
IT and Mathematical 4,480 32.7 1.1 $63,240
Architecture and Engineering 2,200 16.0 0.9 $63,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 940 6.8 0.8 $52,630
Community and Social Services 1,950 14.2 1.0 $44,330
Legal and Judicial 740 5.4 0.7 $61,740
Education, Training, and Library 6,860 50.0 0.8 $44,530
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,940 14.1 1.0 $34,260
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,020 65.7 1.1 $57,380
Healthcare Support 3,700 27.0 0.9 $30,320
Protective Services 1,850 13.5 0.6 $38,720
Food Preparation and Serving Related 12,130 88.4 1.0 $21,490
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,650 33.9 1.1 $25,410
Personal Care and Services 6,430 46.9 1.5 $25,070
Sales and Related 14,340 104.5 1.0 $28,780
Office and Administrative Support 21,620 157.6 1.0 $33,130
Construction and Extraction 7,840 57.2 1.4 $43,300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,450 39.7 1.0 $46,110
Production 7,040 51.3 0.8 $35,360
Transportation and Material Moving 10,040 73.2 1.1 $35,090

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