Bismarck Jobs

  • Sales Representative-Sales Executive - Insurance and Financial

    Country Financial - Bismarck, ND

    COUNTRY Financial® Representative This application also includes the following locations - Bismarck - Jamestown - Wahpeton The Opportunity This is not a sales job. This is a sales...

    from Country Financial - 5 days ago
  • Driver - Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Bismarck, ND

    Over-the-Road (OTR) Truck Driver - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus - 3 Weeks Out & 5 Days Home - Bismarck, ND-130000009G Truck drivers earn up to $51,000 per year* and have flexible...

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Bismarck, ND

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 2 days ago
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Bismarck, North Dakota

Bismarck is the capital of the State of North Dakota, the county seat of Burleigh County, and the second most populous city in North Dakota after Fargo. The population was 55,532 at the 2000 census. Bismarck was founded in 1872. Bismarck sits on the Missouri Plateau directly across the Missouri River from Mandan, North Dakota. The two cities make up the core urban area of the "Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area" or "Bismarck-Mandan." The North Dakota State Capitol, the tallest building in the city, towers over the central part of Bismarck. The state government employs many people within the city. As a hub of manufacturing, retail trade, and health care, Bismarck is the economic center of a large portion of south-central North Dakota.

Bismarck Economy

With over 4,300 employees, the state government of North Dakota is the largest employer in Bismarck. Bismarck's two major health care providers, Medcenter One Health Systems and St. Alexius Medical Center, together employ about 4,100 people. Other major employers in Bismarck include Bobcat/Ingersoll Rand, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck Public Schools, Midwest Motor Express, and the United States Federal Government. Bismarck is also the home of MDU Resources Group. As of 2006, the company was ranked as number 546 on the Fortune 1000 list. It is believed that the company will enter the Fortune 500 list in the near future which would make it the only such company based in North Dakota.

Bismarck Careers

Among the most common occupations in Bismarck are Management, professional, and related occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Bismarck, North Dakota work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Bismarck Industries

The leading industries in Bismarck, North Dakota are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Retail trade, 13%; and Public administration, 9%. Simply Hired's Bismarck job listings indicate that the following industries in Bismarck are hiring the most workers:

Bismarck Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Bismarck, North Dakota is $28,226, and the median income of households in Bismarck was $39,422.

Average Salaries in Bismarck, ND

Bismarck, ND


According to our Bismarck Trends data, the number of Bismarck, North Dakota jobs has decreased by 16% since October 2013.
Bismarck job trends

Bismarck Employment Statistics

Population of Bismarck
Total population 55,532
Male 48.42%
Female 51.58%
Median age 36.5
Bismarck Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.4%
Median cost of a home $97,400
Median mortgage payment $616
Renter-occupied homes 36.6%
Vacant housing 4.3%
Median monthly rent $447
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,804
Median for all female full-time $22,647
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 22%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 55%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 9%
White 96%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 4%
Bismarck Commute
Carpool 8.2%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 14 minutes