Williston Jobs

  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Williston, ND

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 23 days ago
  • Registered Nurse RN, Home Health

    Right Solutions - Williston, ND

    The Registered Nurse RN, Home Health professional will perform a variety of duties to care for and comfort the sick, injured, or others requiring medical services. This Registered...

    from The Right Solutions - 11 days ago
  • Sales Representative - Trainee

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Williston, ND

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 1 day ago
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Williston, North Dakota

Williston is a city in Williams County, North Dakota, in the United States. It is the county seat of Williams County . The population was 12,512 at the 2000 census. Williston was founded in 1887. It was named for Lorenzo P. Williston, one of the first justices of the Dakota Territorial Supreme Court. The local paper is the daily Williston Herald. Sloulin Field International Airport serves the city. Williston State College is located here. Williston is also the home of the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Pageant.

Williston Economy

Williston's economy is driven by agriculture and the oil industry. Williston is near the geographic center of the Williston Oil Basin. A major regional grain elevator is served by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad. Williston's livestock arena has weekly auctions. A thriving tourism industry centers around Forts Union and Buford, as well as the history of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Williston is also near the north unit of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The tourist industry is expected to grow once the four-lane divided US Highway 2 across the state of North Dakota, paralleling US Interstate 94 to the south, is completed.

Williston Careers

Among the most common occupations in Williston are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Williston, North Dakota work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Williston Industries

The leading industries in Williston, North Dakota are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 15%; and Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, 8%. Simply Hired's Williston job listings indicate that the following industries in Williston are hiring the most workers:

Williston Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Williston, North Dakota is $24,228, and the median income of households in Williston was $29,962.

Average Salaries in Williston, ND

Williston, ND


According to our Williston Trends data, the number of Williston, North Dakota jobs has decreased by 6% since October 2013.
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Williston Employment Statistics

Population of Williston
Total population 12,512
Male 47.89%
Female 52.11%
Median age 38.5
Williston Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.9%
Median cost of a home $58,900
Median mortgage payment $406
Renter-occupied homes 36.1%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $338
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,578
Median for all female full-time $18,879
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 53%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 11%
White 96%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 4%
Williston Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 14 minutes