Job Training for North Dakota

“Peace Garden State”

North Dakota presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

North Dakota Economic Overview

In 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the “Peace Garden State” ranked 45th with over $52 billion and ranked 6th with a per capita GDP of almost $63,000. For June 2017, North Dakota had an employed workforce of over 419,000 and an unemployment rate of 2.3%. For 2016, North Dakota ranked 26th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; North Dakota’s rank on this measure has risen from 43rd to 2nd.

North Dakota Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in North Dakota, including the following major cities:

  • Bismarck
  • Fargo
  • Grand Forks

North Dakota Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major North Dakota industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the North Dakota economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

North Dakota OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining and Logging supersector, the Government supersector, the Construction supersector, and the Trade, Transportation and Utilities supersector.

Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining and Logging is the top supersector in North Dakota, relative to the nation, with over 18,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • The Coteau Properties Company
  • The Falkirk Mining Company
  • Continental Resources, Inc.
  • Dakota Gasification Company
  • Schlumberger technology Corporation

Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Government is one of the top industries in North Dakota, with over 83,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • City of Fargo
  • North Dakota Department of Human Services
  • Executive Office of The State of North Dakota
  • United States Department of the Air Force
  • Environmental Protection Agency

Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Construction is one of the top supersectors in North Dakota, relative to the nation, with over 33,000 (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Industrial Builders, Inc.
  • Triangle Electric, Inc.
  • Gratech Company, LLC
  • Siemens Energy, Inc.
  • Qwest Corporation

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities is one of the top supersectors in North Dakota, relative to the nation, with over 95,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • MBI Energy Logistics, LLC
  • MDU Resources Group, Inc.
  • Magnum Dedicated, Inc.
  • Crop Production Services, Inc.
  • Firestone Holdings, LLC

North Dakota Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

North Dakota OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining and Logging supersector and the Information supersector.

Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining and Logging is the top growth industry in North Dakota, relative to the rest of America, with over 18,000 employed (4.1% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Mining and Logging employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 22.1% while the national average grew 4.8%.

Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Information is one of the top growth supersectors in North Dakota, relative to the rest of America, with about 7,000 employed (1.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.0% while the national average contracted -0.9%.

North Dakota Occupations for Job Training

The following shows North Dakota occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

North Dakota Job Training Providers

North Dakota has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see North Dakota Training. See OJT trainers in North Dakota for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in North Dakota. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in North Dakota, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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