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Career and Education Opportunities for Shipping Receiving Managers in North Dakota

North Dakota has a population of 646,844, which has grown by 0.72% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Flickertail State," its capital is Bismarck, though its most populous city is Fargo.

Many educational and employment opportunities exist for shipping receiving managers in the Bismarck, North Dakota area. There are currently 340 working shipping receiving managers in North Dakota; this should grow 11% to about 370 working shipping receiving managers in the state by 2016. This is better than the national trend for shipping receiving managers, which sees this job pool shrinking by about 5.3% over the next eight years. In general, shipping receiving managers plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing and distributing materials and products.

A person working as a shipping receiving manager can expect to earn about $31 per hour or $65,100 annually on average in North Dakota and about $37 hourly or $79,000 yearly on average in the U.S. as a whole. Earnings for shipping receiving managers are better than earnings in the general category of Transportation and Logistics in North Dakota and not quite as good as general Transportation and Logistics category earnings nationally. Shipping receiving managers work in a variety of jobs, including: print traffic manager, station manager, and warehouse operations manager.

The Bismarck area is home to six schools of higher education, including two within twenty-five miles of Bismarck where you can get a degree as a shipping receiving manager. Shipping receiving managers usually hold a Bachelor's degree, so it will take about four years to learn to be a shipping receiving manager if you already have a high school diploma.

In 2008, there were a total of 498,718 jobs in North Dakota. The average annual income was $39,874 in 2008, up from $36,678 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in North Dakota was 4.3% in 2009, which has grown by 1.1% since the previous year. About 22.0% of North Dakota residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in North Dakota include farm product raw material merchant wholesalers, farm machinery merchant wholesalers, and lawn equipment stores. Notable tourist destinations include the West Acres Regional Shopping Center, the Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, and the Red River Zoo.

CITIES WITH Shipping Receiving Manager OPPORTUNITIES IN North Dakota


JOB DESCRIPTION: Shipping Receiving Manager

In general, shipping receiving managers plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing and distributing materials and products.

Every day, shipping receiving managers are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to articulate ideas and problems.

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LOCATION INFORMATION: North Dakota

North Dakota
North Dakota photo by Bobak Ha'Eri

North Dakota has a population of 646,844, which has grown by 0.72% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Flickertail State," its capital is Bismarck, though its largest city is Fargo. In 2008, there were a total of 498,718 jobs in North Dakota. The average annual income was $39,874 in 2008, up from $36,678 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in North Dakota was 4.3% in 2009, which has grown by 1.1% since the previous year. Approximately 22.0% of North Dakota residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in North Dakota include farm product raw material merchant wholesalers, farm machinery merchant wholesalers, and lawn equipment stores. Notable tourist attractions include the Red River Valley Genealogical Society, the Gallery 4 Ltd, and the West Acres Regional Shopping Center.