Learn why Bismarck-Mandan is so attractive to businesses
Companies operating in North Dakota reap the benefits of a state recognized nationally for being a place that facilitates success. From a highly favorable economic outlook to healthy workforce environments, it's no surprise businesses are building momentum in Bismarck-Mandan.
|Built-In Advantages||Lower Upfron Costs||Lower Operating Costs for 10 Years|
|Low electric rates||LIFT Innovation Loan Fund||10-Year Property Tax Exemption|
|Natural gass is 25% lower tahn the national average||North Dakota Sales and Use Tax Exemption||PACE & Match Loan Programs - Bank of North Dakota|
|Low water rates||First 2 Years Reduced Lease Rate||Cash Rebate of 60% Payroll Taxes for 10 Years|
|Low Sewer rates||Shovel-Ready Industrial Sites with Utilities and Diligence Completed||Corporate Income Tax Exemption|
|Research Expencse Credit|
|Agricultural Commodity Processing Facility Investment Tax Credit|
#3 - North Dakota had the third-highest crude oil production of any state in the country in 2022, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
#4 - MoneyRates ranked North Dakota as the fourth-best state for places for young adults to live in 2023.
#5 - 24/7 Wall St. ranked North Dakota in 2020 as the best state for business in the Midwest and fifth best nationwide.
#9 - Rich States, Poor States lists North Dakota with the ninth-best economic outlook for U.S. states in 2022.
North Dakota and Bismarck-Mandan offer employers numerous advantages in hiring individuals. One significant draw is the high wages typically paid to area employees, illustrated below.
Salary by Selected Occupations
|Accountants and Auditors||27.86|
|Administrative Service Managers||37.95|
|Automotive Service Tech and Mechanics||19.36|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Audit Clerks||17.61|
|Claims Adjuster, Examiner, and Invest||25.73|
|Computer User Support Specialists||22.54|
|Computer Systems Analysts||33.37|
|Counter and Rental Clerks||14.62|
|Customer Service Representatives||15.31|
|Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants||24.17|
|Heating, Air Cond and Refrig Mechanics||22.75|
|Maintenance and Repair Worker (General)||17.60|
|Network and Computer Systems Admin||33.70|
|Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters||27.76|
|Receptionists and Information Clerks||15.42|
|Sheet Metal Workers||23.57|
|Stock Clerks and Order Fillers||14.51|
|Surveying and Mapping Technicians||22.19|
Job Service North Dakota Occupational Employment Survey, 2016 Edition