Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-related

2014-08-01T15:34:00Z Report: 1 in 7 North Dakota jobs oil-relatedThe Associated Press The Associated Press
August 01, 2014 3:34 pm  • 

BISMARCK, N.D. — Job Service North Dakota data show about one of every seven private sector jobs in the state are related to oil and gas production.

Agency data also show that 28.5 percent of North Dakota wages come from the oil industry.

The report says every one of North Dakota's 53 counties has some oil- or gas-related jobs.

The Legislature gave Job Service $120,000 to do the report.

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