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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in North Dakota

What professions added the most jobs in North Dakota? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in North Dakota is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in North Dakota

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in North Dakota increased from 355,710 to 440,420 with a net gain of 84,710. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers with 9,110 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of construction laborers with 9,110 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
355,710
440,420 84,710 23.81% $30,170
2 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
7,520
16,630 9,110 121.14% $38,890
3 Construction Laborers
2,490
6,220 3,730 149.80% $28,530
4 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
3,060
6,240 3,180 103.92% $29,500
5 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
4,910
7,860 2,950 60.08% $24,240
6 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
2,030
4,950 2,920 143.84% $52,920
7 General and Operations Managers
4,320
7,060 2,740 63.43% $81,530
8 Retail Salespersons
11,680
14,030 2,350 20.12% $21,400
9 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
2,210
4,420 2,210 100.00% $45,000
10 Electricians
2,020
4,160 2,140 105.94% $45,480
11 Customer Service Representatives
5,090
6,780 1,690 33.20% $27,150
12 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
2,290
3,610 1,320 57.64% $34,840
13 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
1,250
2,430 1,180 94.40% $39,910
14 Accountants and Auditors
2,660
3,610 950 35.71% $48,850
15 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
2,030
2,980 950 46.80% $37,990
16 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
340
1,230 890 261.76% $21,720
17 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
1,070
1,930 860 80.37% $47,020
18 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
3,370
4,170 800 23.74% $31,540
19 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
500
1,280 780 156.00% $38,870
20 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
2,670
3,440 770 28.84% $40,700
21 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
480
1,230 750 156.25% $51,570
22 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,310
2,020 710 54.20% $56,790
23 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
1,240
1,900 660 53.23% $52,210
24 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
6,830
7,480 650 9.52% $30,690
25 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
850
1,500 650 76.47% $45,460
26 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
410
1,050 640 156.10% $40,590
27 Food Preparation Workers
2,040
2,670 630 30.88% $19,680
28 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
2,420
3,040 620 25.62% $26,270
29 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
4,240
4,830 590 13.92% $20,360
30 Managers, All Other
520
1,050 530 101.92% $68,780
31 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,290
2,820 530 23.14% $26,420
32 Bartenders
3,010
3,530 520 17.28% $17,260
33 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
610
1,130 520 85.25% $34,040
34 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
800
1,300 500 62.50% $21,120
35 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
6,710
7,200 490 7.30% $23,170
36 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,330
1,820 490 36.84% $49,760
37 Wellhead Pumpers
500
990 490 98.00% $44,600
38 Software Developers, Applications
750
1,230 480 64.00% $60,060
39 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
190
670 480 252.63% $40,470
40 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
410
880 470 114.63% $40,910
41 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
400
870 470 117.50% $40,990
42 Compliance Officers
740
1,200 460 62.16% $54,890
43 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
940
1,400 460 48.94% $32,840
44 Dishwashers
1,200
1,650 450 37.50% $16,580
45 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
1,050
1,500 450 42.86% $18,350
46 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
720
1,160 440 61.11% $23,330
47 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,320
4,750 430 9.95% $18,550
48 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,110
1,540 430 38.74% $27,750
49 Medical Assistants
370
790 420 113.51% $26,780
50 Packers and Packagers, Hand
640
1,060 420 65.62% $19,310

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of pipelayers with a growth rate of 291.67%. It is followed by the profession of assemblers and fabricators, all other which grew by 261.76% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Pipelayers
120
470 350 291.67% $36,290
2 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
340
1,230 890 261.76% $21,720
3 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
190
670 480 252.63% $40,470
4 Engineers, All Other
100
330 230 230.00% $65,040
5 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
100
330 230 230.00% $29,220
6 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
140
420 280 200.00% $58,970
7 Crane and Tower Operators
140
420 280 200.00% $44,710
8 Soil and Plant Scientists
110
300 190 172.73% $53,260
9 Family and General Practitioners
200
540 340 170.00% $
10 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
480
1,230 750 156.25% $51,570
11 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
410
1,050 640 156.10% $40,590
12 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
500
1,280 780 156.00% $38,870
13 Construction Laborers
2,490
6,220 3,730 149.80% $28,530
14 Education Teachers, Postsecondary
180
440 260 144.44% $
15 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
2,030
4,950 2,920 143.84% $52,920
16 Helpers--Extraction Workers
220
520 300 136.36% $32,670
17 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
7,520
16,630 9,110 121.14% $38,890
18 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
400
870 470 117.50% $40,990
19 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
120
260 140 116.67% $
20 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
410
880 470 114.63% $40,910
21 Postal Service Clerks
140
300 160 114.29% $53,100
22 Medical Assistants
370
790 420 113.51% $26,780
23 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
120
250 130 108.33% $57,790
24 Construction and Building Inspectors
120
250 130 108.33% $52,270
25 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
160
330 170 106.25% $37,210
26 Electricians
2,020
4,160 2,140 105.94% $45,480
27 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
3,060
6,240 3,180 103.92% $29,500
28 Managers, All Other
520
1,050 530 101.92% $68,780
29 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
110
220 110 100.00% $37,900
30 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
110
220 110 100.00% $21,400
31 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
120
240 120 100.00% $17,910
32 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
2,210
4,420 2,210 100.00% $45,000
33 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
140
280 140 100.00% $31,500
34 Millwrights
130
260 130 100.00% $53,660
35 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
100
200 100 100.00% $40,710
36 Wellhead Pumpers
500
990 490 98.00% $44,600
37 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
220
430 210 95.45% $52,250
38 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
1,250
2,430 1,180 94.40% $39,910
39 Industrial Engineering Technicians
140
270 130 92.86% $44,790
40 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
250
480 230 92.00% $26,620
41 Credit Analysts
110
210 100 90.91% $58,760
42 Paralegals and Legal Assistants*
270
510 240 88.89% $38,060
43 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
450
850 400 88.89% $38,860
44 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
610
1,130 520 85.25% $34,040
45 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
440
810 370 84.09% $46,530
46 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
1,070
1,930 860 80.37% $47,020
47 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
100
180 80 80.00% $65,180
48 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
150
270 120 80.00% $19,340
49 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
280
500 220 78.57% $17,450
50 Order Clerks
300
530 230 76.67% $28,180

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