We turn to 24/7 Wall St. for the latest employment information on who is the largest employer in every state, including North Dakota.

With the recession in the oil field and the loss of jobs from the Bakken, the largest employer in North Dakota remains the same from last year, and it's not oil field related. It's medical. Before we get to North Dakota, here are some interesting facts from the report.

  • Wal-Mart is the largest employer is 20 of the 50 states
  • Education dominated 13 of the nations states
  • Medical and medical services were the dominate employer in 11 of the states including North and South Dakota.

The Largest employer in North Dakota is Sanford Medical, employing 12,292 in the state. Sanford also operated in Minnesota and South Dakota.