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Fond Du Lac Employment

Employment and Industries in the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Area

Advanced manufacturing including machinery and metal manufacturing is a substantial portion of the Fond du Lac region's economy. Another important sector is the advanced materials industry which includes, coatings, ceramic materials, plastic polymers, metal alloys, biological materials and composites. The region also has strong printing and paper industries. Educational and healthcare are also integral parts of the economy.

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin is home to Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, and is one of the world's largest makers of outboard motors. Charter Communications has a regional call center and an operations base in Fond du Lac. AC Nielsen, a division of the Nielsen Company, also has a facility in the city.

In Fond du Lack, Wisconsin the top fields of employment are healthcare, machinery, construction, metal and metal products, educational services, accommodation and food services and the government. Management, professional and related occupations (24% of the workforce). Production, transportation and material moving occupations (24% of the jobs). Sales and office occupations (23% of the labor force).

Details about Fond du Lac, Wisconsin: Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 19%. Average salary in 2009: $29,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 79.1 (U.S. average: 100).

The top private employers in the Fond du Lac area:

  • Mercury Marine (division of Brunswick Corporation) - Marine propulsion Mfg
  • Agnesian Health Care Inc General Medical/Surgical
  • Alliance Laundry Systems - Commercial laundry machines
  • J.F. Ahern - Plumbing/HVAC
  • Charter Communications Holding Company LLC - Cable/other program Dist
  • Saputo Cheese USA Inc - Cheese manufacturing
  • Giddings and Lewis Machine Tools LLC - Machine tool manufacturing
  • Ripon Printers Comm - Lithographic printing
  • Marian University - Education
  • Pick'N Save Supermarket - Grocery
  • Society Insurance - Insurance
  • Ripon Foods Inc - Cookie and cracker Mfg
  • Brenner Tank LLC - Metal tank manufacturing
  • Wellpoint Companies (Anthem BCBS) Direct health & medical insurance
  • Aurora Medical Physician Offices
  • Fond du Lac Lutheran Home Inc - Nursing care facilities
  • CD Smith Construction Inc - Commercial buildings construction
  • Mid-States Aluminum Corp - Aluminum prod. mfg
  • Wells Manufacturing Corporation - Motor vehicle electric equip
  • Baker Cheese Factory, Inc - Cheese manufacturing

Associations providing assistance to local companies include:

Information regarding Fond du Lac business and industry is provided by the Fond du Lac Reporter.

Jobs in Fond

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 45500 $44260 $21.28 100
2 Production Occupations 6470 $38280 $18.41 5.85
3 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6150 $35160 $16.9 14.8
4 Sales and Related Occupations 4680 $40990 $19.71 10.15
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 3880 $22510 $10.82 8.3
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3670 $36510 $17.55 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 2770 $73140 $35.16 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2440 $48740 $23.43 6.15
9 Management Occupations 2040 $97560 $46.9 6.05
10 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1990 $53450 $25.7 4.4
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1900 $44090 $21.2 3.8
12 Team Assemblers 1650 $35010 $16.83 0.75
13 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1630 $57720 $27.75 5.05
14 Office Clerks, General 1580 $33230 $15.98 2
15 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1530 $24870 $11.96 4.1
16 Retail Salespersons 1490 $29950 $14.4 3.1
17 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1410 $64190 $30.86 1.65
18 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1180 $48860 $23.49 1.2
19 Cashiers 1150 $20290 $9.76 2.25
20 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1110 $19890 $9.56 2.15
21 Healthcare Support Occupations 1070 $32510 $15.63 3.05
22 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1060 $27500 $13.22 3.7
23 Protective Service Occupations 780 $48690 $23.41 2.25
24 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 770 $68440 $32.9 1
25 Personal Care Aides 740 $22670 $10.9 1.3
26 Waiters and Waitresses 660 $24420 $11.74 1.6
27 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 620 $66750 $32.09 2.8
28 Customer Service Representatives 610 $38040 $18.29 1.75
29 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 590 $35250 $16.95 1.7
30 Community and Social Service Occupations 550 $43860 $21.09 1.65
31 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 550 $26010 $12.51 1.6
32 General and Operations Managers 520 $104420 $50.2 1.4
33 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 500 $34390 $16.53 1.1
34 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 500 $28950 $13.92 1.6
35 Nursing Assistants 490 $28030 $13.48 1.05
36 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 470 $49980 $24.03 1
37 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 450 $25200 $12.11 1.2
38 Carpenters 440 $52890 $25.43 0.6
39 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 430 $38630 $18.57 0.25
40 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 420 $36480 $17.54 0.9
41 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 380 $41750 $20.07 0.3
42 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 380 $65780 $31.62 0.4
43 Receptionists and Information Clerks 360 $27320 $13.13 0.7
44 Bartenders 360 $24230 $11.65 0.4
45 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 360 $45060 $21.66 0.5
46 Packers and Packagers, Hand 340 $24340 $11.7 0.45
47 Cooks, Restaurant 330 $25720 $12.37 0.75
48 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 320 $33310 $16.02 1.6
49 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 310 $40220 $19.34 0.3
50 Driver/Sales Workers 290 $31250 $15.03 0.3
51 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 270 $62670 $30.13 0.6
52 Accountants and Auditors 260 $59020 $28.37 0.9
53 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 250 $35390 $17.01 1
54 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 250 $36440 $17.52 0.35
55 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 250 $19590 $9.42 0.3
56 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 240 $39440 $18.96 0.2
57 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 240 $31680 $15.23 0.6
58 Construction Laborers 240 $42960 $20.65 0.8
59 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 240 $35130 $16.89 0.4
60 Social and Human Service Assistants 230 $35570 $17.1 0.3
61 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 230 $25470 $12.25 0.6
62 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 230 $21920 $10.54 1
63 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 230 $24330 $11.7 0.3
64 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 220 $25180 $12.11 0.4
65 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 210 $59200 $28.46 0.45
66 Human Resources Specialists 210 $52460 $25.22 0.3
67 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 210 $36000 $17.31 0.1
68 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 200 $39200 $18.85 0.5
69 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 200 $31260 $15.03 0.8
70 Tellers 200 $25180 $12.11 0.3
71 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 200 $68080 $32.73 0.4
72 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 200 $39200 $18.85 0.1
73 Mechanical Engineers 190 $70770 $34.02 0.2
74 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 190 $48920 $23.52 0.2
75 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 190 $49760 $23.92 0.2
76 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 190 $35960 $17.29 0.1
77 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 180 $73260 $35.22 0.3
78 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 180 $25060 $12.05 0.2
79 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 160 $31250 $15.03 0.3
80 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 150 $49850 $23.97 0.7
81 Industrial Production Managers 150 $112960 $54.31 0.1
82 Dishwashers 150 $18000 $8.65 0.3
83 Food Preparation Workers 150 $19330 $9.3 0.6
84 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 140 $57840 $27.81 0.2
85 Medical Assistants 140 $34200 $16.44 0.45
86 Financial Managers 140 $109940 $52.86 0.4
87 Medical and Health Services Managers 140 $95210 $45.77 0.2
88 Managers, All Other 140 $68390 $32.88 0.65
89 Cost Estimators 140 $59410 $28.56 0.1
90 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 140 $43720 $21.02 0.1
91 Legal Occupations 140 $56410 $27.12 0.8
92 Electricians 140 $62950 $30.27 0.4
93 Counter and Rental Clerks 140 $28060 $13.49 0.3
94 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 140 $22330 $10.73 0.3
95 Firefighters 140 $40050 $19.25 0.2
96 Insurance Sales Agents 130 $74000 $35.58 0.3
97 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 130 $27360 $13.15 0.2
98 Computer Systems Analysts 130 $66080 $31.77 0.4
99 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 130 $18830 $9.05 0.3
100 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 130 $32880 $15.81 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Fond Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 44,260 45,500
Production Occupations 38,280 6,470
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,160 6,150
Sales and Related Occupations 40,990 4,680
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,510 3,880
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,510 3,670
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,140 2,770
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,740 2,440
Management Occupations 97,560 2,040
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,450 1,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,090 1,900
Team Assemblers 35,010 1,650
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 57,720 1,630
Office Clerks, General 33,230 1,580
Personal Care and Service Occupations 24,870 1,530
Retail Salespersons 29,950 1,490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 64,190 1,410
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 48,860 1,180
Cashiers 20,290 1,150
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,890 1,110
Healthcare Support Occupations 32,510 1,070
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,500 1,060
Protective Service Occupations 48,690 780
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 68,440 770
Personal Care Aides 22,670 740
Waiters and Waitresses 24,420 660
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,750 620
Customer Service Representatives 38,040 610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,250 590
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,860 550
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,010 550
General and Operations Managers 104,420 520
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,390 500
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,950 500
Nursing Assistants 28,030 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,980 470
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,200 450
Carpenters 52,890 440
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 38,630 430
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 36,480 420
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 41,750 380
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 65,780 380
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,320 360
Bartenders 24,230 360
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 45,060 360
Packers and Packagers, Hand 24,340 340
Cooks, Restaurant 25,720 330
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,310 320
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 40,220 310
Driver/Sales Workers 31,250 290

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Fond, Wisconsin Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 44,260 45,500
Production Occupations 38,280 6,470
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,160 6,150
Sales and Related Occupations 40,990 4,680
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,510 3,670
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,140 2,770
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,740 2,440
Management Occupations 97,560 2,040
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,450 1,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,090 1,900
Team Assemblers 35,010 1,650
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 57,720 1,630
Office Clerks, General 33,230 1,580
Retail Salespersons 29,950 1,490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 64,190 1,410
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 48,860 1,180
Healthcare Support Occupations 32,510 1,070
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,500 1,060
Protective Service Occupations 48,690 780
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 68,440 770
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,750 620
Customer Service Representatives 38,040 610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,250 590
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,860 550
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,010 550
General and Operations Managers 104,420 520
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,390 500
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,950 500
Nursing Assistants 28,030 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,980 470
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,200 450
Carpenters 52,890 440
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 38,630 430
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 36,480 420
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 41,750 380
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 65,780 380
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,320 360
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 45,060 360
Cooks, Restaurant 25,720 330
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,310 320
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 40,220 310
Driver/Sales Workers 31,250 290
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 62,670 270
Accountants and Auditors 59,020 260
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 35,390 250
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 36,440 250
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 39,440 240
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,680 240
Construction Laborers 42,960 240
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 35,130 240

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