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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations45600$45,590$21.92100
2Production Occupations6490$40,670$19.555.7
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations5980$35,680$17.1614.35
4Sales and Related Occupations4630$38,680$18.69.9
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations3710$22,920$11.028.55
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3500$36,050$17.336.55
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2720$78,330$37.665.8
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations2560$48,290$23.226.05
9Construction and Extraction Occupations2140$52,750$25.364.45
10Management Occupations2040$105,910$50.926.15
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2000$46,170$22.23.8
12Business and Financial Operations Occupations1690$58,370$28.065.25
13Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers1650$38,260$18.390
14Architecture and Engineering Occupations1570$64,970$31.231.7
15Cashiers1390$20,230$9.722.2
16Personal Care and Service Occupations1390$25,020$12.034.3
17Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1340$20,260$9.742.3
18Healthcare Support Occupations1310$33,740$16.223
19Retail Salespersons1210$25,430$12.232.85
20Office Clerks, General1190$34,830$16.751.9
21Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1110$48,740$23.431.2
22Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1070$27,820$13.373.65
23Protective Service Occupations800$49,020$23.572.2
24Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products770$67,130$32.280.9
25Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand680$28,660$13.781.7
26Personal Care Aides660$23,750$11.421.5
27Computer and Mathematical Occupations650$68,740$33.052.9
28Customer Service Representatives640$39,580$19.031.75
29Stock Clerks and Order Fillers630$24,880$11.961.3
30Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners620$26,240$12.621.55
31Nursing Assistants570$29,490$14.181
32Community and Social Service Occupations550$45,560$21.911.65
33Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks540$35,220$16.931.05
34Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations510$39,090$18.791.8
35General and Operations Managers500$118,350$56.91.5
36Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders490$40,380$19.410.2
37Waiters and Waitresses470$25,030$12.031.7
38Carpenters460$52,160$25.080.7
39Maintenance and Repair Workers, General440$39,110$18.80.9
40First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers430$52,090$25.040.95
41First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers420$65,650$31.560.4
42Cooks, Restaurant370$25,720$12.360.8
43Bartenders350$23,720$11.40.4
44Packers and Packagers, Hand350$26,800$12.880.45
45Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers340$41,230$19.820.3
46Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers340$43,570$20.950.3
47Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses320$45,440$21.840.5
48First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers310$33,220$15.970.6
49Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive310$32,290$15.531.5
50Receptionists and Information Clerks300$27,630$13.290.7
51Sales Representatives, Services, All Other300$59,510$28.610.6
52Accountants and Auditors280$60,100$28.890.9
53First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers280$36,120$17.371
54Driver/Sales Workers260$29,520$14.190.3
55Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics250$39,850$19.160.5
56Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks250$40,040$19.250.2
57Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters240$69,260$33.30.3
58Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks220$36,040$17.330.4
59Construction Laborers210$41,660$20.030.8
60Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance210$37,250$17.910.1
61Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists210$24,840$11.940.4
62Industrial Machinery Mechanics210$51,870$24.940.2
63Medical Assistants210$34,280$16.480.45
64Human Resources Specialists200$54,310$26.110.35
65Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers200$30,980$14.90.8
66Tellers200$26,530$12.760.3
67Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic190$37,570$18.060.1
68Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers190$26,320$12.650.6
69Managers, All Other190$69,210$33.270.6
70Mechanical Engineers190$72,290$34.750.2
71Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers190$62,500$30.050.4
72Social and Human Service Assistants190$41,560$19.980.25
73Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment180$28,360$13.640.2
74First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers180$70,550$33.920.4
75Electricians170$59,780$28.740.4
76Firefighters170$40,280$19.370.2
77Bus Drivers, School or Special Client160$27,470$13.210.3
78Civil Engineers160$77,120$37.080.2
79Industrial Production Managers160$128,230$61.650.1
80Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic150$42,620$20.490.1
81Dishwashers150$17,940$8.620.3
82Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators150$38,050$18.290.35
83Insurance Sales Agents150$75,020$36.070.3
84Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners150$20,070$9.650.9
85Business Operations Specialists, All Other140$51,780$24.890.7
86Childcare Workers140$20,670$9.940.8
87Food Preparation Workers140$19,680$9.460.6
88Medical and Health Services Managers140$92,050$44.250.25
89Cost Estimators130$58,970$28.350.1
90First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers130$67,450$32.430.3
91Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education130$22,240$10.690.3
92Sheet Metal Workers130$55,670$26.770.1
93Financial Managers120$116,900$56.20.4
94First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors120$52,500$25.240
95Helpers--Production Workers120$31,480$15.140.3
96Legal Occupations120$65,550$31.520.8
97Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations120$71,080$34.180.8
98Pharmacy Technicians120$32,540$15.640.3
99Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers120$45,830$22.030.15
100Computer Systems Analysts110$69,640$33.480.4
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Jobs More Common Near Fond Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,59045,600
Production Occupations$40,6706,490
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,6805,980
Sales and Related Occupations$38,6804,630
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$22,9203,710
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,0503,500
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$78,3302,720
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$48,2902,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,7502,140
Management Occupations$105,9102,040
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$46,1702,000
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,3701,690
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$38,2601,650
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$64,9701,570
Cashiers$20,2301,390
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,0201,390
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$20,2601,340
Healthcare Support Occupations$33,7401,310
Retail Salespersons$25,4301,210
Office Clerks, General$34,8301,190
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,7401,110
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,8201,070
Protective Service Occupations$49,020800
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$67,130770
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,660680
Personal Care Aides$23,750660
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,740650
Customer Service Representatives$39,580640
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$24,880630
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,240620
Nursing Assistants$29,490570
Community and Social Service Occupations$45,560550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,220540
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,090510
General and Operations Managers$118,350500
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$40,380490
Waiters and Waitresses$25,030470
Carpenters$52,160460
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,110440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,090430
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$65,650420
Cooks, Restaurant$25,720370
Bartenders$23,720350
Packers and Packagers, Hand$26,800350
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$41,230340
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$43,570340
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$45,440320
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$33,220310
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,290310
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,630300

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,59045,600
Production Occupations$40,6706,490
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,6805,980
Sales and Related Occupations$38,6804,630
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,0503,500
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$78,3302,720
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$48,2902,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,7502,140
Management Occupations$105,9102,040
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$46,1702,000
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,3701,690
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$38,2601,650
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$64,9701,570
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,0201,390
Healthcare Support Occupations$33,7401,310
Retail Salespersons$25,4301,210
Office Clerks, General$34,8301,190
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,7401,110
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,8201,070
Protective Service Occupations$49,020800
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$67,130770
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,660680
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,740650
Customer Service Representatives$39,580640
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,240620
Nursing Assistants$29,490570
Community and Social Service Occupations$45,560550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,220540
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,090510
General and Operations Managers$118,350500
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$40,380490
Waiters and Waitresses$25,030470
Carpenters$52,160460
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,110440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,090430
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$65,650420
Cooks, Restaurant$25,720370
Packers and Packagers, Hand$26,800350
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$41,230340
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$43,570340
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$45,440320
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$33,220310
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,290310
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,630300
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$59,510300
Accountants and Auditors$60,100280
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$36,120280
Driver/Sales Workers$29,520260
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$39,850250
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks$40,040250

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