Fargo Jobs

  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Fargo, ND

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
  • CDL A Flatbed Truck Drivers Home Weekly

    Western Express - Fargo, ND

    Western Express has immediate openings for CDL A flatbed truck drivers. If you are an experienced flatbed driver or if you want to get into flatbed this is a great opportunity.

    from Western Express - 3 days ago
  • Fargo Co-Manager

    Hobby Lobby - Fargo, ND

    Overview ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES PEOPLE? Hobby Lobby’s success begins with our people, and that beginning could start with you! Our company is growing and we...

    from Hobby Lobby - 3 days ago
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Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo is a city in Cass County, North Dakota in the United States. It is the county seat of Cass County, located in the Red River Valley region. The population was 90,599 at the 2000 census , which makes it the largest city in North Dakota. Along with West Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota, it forms the center of the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area. The metropolitan area has a population of 174,367 and encompasses a large physical area of Cass County in southeastern North Dakota and Clay County in northwestern Minnesota. The city of Fargo is the crossroads and economic center of a large portion of eastern North Dakota and a portion of northwestern Minnesota. Fargo is a retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and educational hub for the region. Fargo is home to North Dakota State University. The local newspaper is The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. The city motto is "Gateway to the West". Fargo was founded in 1871.

Fargo Economy

The economy of the Fargo area has historically been dependent on agriculture. That dominance has decreased substantially in recent decades. Now, the city of Fargo has a growing economy based on food processing, manufacturing, technology, retail trade, higher education, and healthcare. The largest non-governmental employers in the city include MeritCare Health System, Alien Technology, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, US Bank, and Microsoft. North Dakota State University is the largest public sector employer in the city. Notable local companies *Alien Technology - an RFID manufacturer *BBI International - a leading biofuels firm whose IT Operations Center is based in Fargo *Cass-Clay Creamery - local creamery founded in 1934 *CNH Global - manufacturer of agricultural equipment *Forum Communications - owns many regional newspapers, radio stations, and television stations *Global Electric Motorcars - manufacturer of neighborhood electric vehicles *Hornbacher's - local chain of supermarkets...more

Fargo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fargo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Fargo, North Dakota work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Fargo Industries

The leading industries in Fargo, North Dakota are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Retail trade, 15%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Fargo job listings indicate that the following industries in Fargo are hiring the most workers:

Fargo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fargo, North Dakota is $32,008, and the median income of households in Fargo was $39,886.

Average Salaries in Fargo, ND

Fargo, ND


According to our Fargo Trends data, the number of Fargo, North Dakota jobs has not changed since September 2013.
Fargo job trends

Fargo Employment Statistics

Population of Fargo
Total population 88,809
Male 50.61%
Female 49.39%
Median age 31.3
Fargo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.8%
Median cost of a home $119,000
Median mortgage payment $735
Renter-occupied homes 50.2%
Vacant housing 6.5%
Median monthly rent $554
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,749
Median for all male full-time $36,713
Median for all female full-time $27,302
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 37%
Currently married 49%
Separated 1%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 10%
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Fargo Commute
Carpool 11.5%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 15 minutes