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Phone: 218-547-7262
Email: cass.edc@co.cass.mn.us

Wages

Minnesota is known nationally as the “hardest working state,” and the Cass County workforce is no exception. Average weekly wages are considerably lower than the state averages -- businesses in Cass County can operate at a lower cost and increase profits.

 
 
 
Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Wage Data
 
Cass County Data
OES Employment
Mean Wage
 
Education and Health Services
1016
$12.08/hr
 
Trade, Transportation, Utilities
1424
$13.50/hr
 
Public Administration
1854
$15.05/hr
 
Leisure and Hospitality
2718
$7.60/hr
 
Manufacturing
417
$14.30/hr
 
Professional, Business Services
276
$17.45/hr
 
Financial Activities
416
$15.55/hr
 
Construction 422
$17.30/hr
 
Other Services
214
$7.97/hr
 
Information
22
$16.13/hr
 
Natural Resources and Mining
76
$14.63/hr
 
 
Wages Updated to Third Quarter, 2014
 
Source: MN Department of Employment and Economic Development




 
“The Cass County EDC is always willing to help
and answer questions.”
 
David Handeland, Jeff Drexler, Owners
Northern Sales & Manufacturing
Pine River
 
 
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Northern Sales & Manufacturing
Cass County EDC coordinated this project by helping find the site, provided a direct loan, and facilitated a Minnesota Investment Fund with Cass County for the expansion to Pine River.  They manufacture Ice Castle Fish Houses and will provide 20 jobs over the first two years paying $12.45/hr including benefits.  These jobs will be 75% manufacturing and  25% sales related.
 
 
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Cass County
Economic Development Corporation

303 Minnesota Avenue West
P.O. Box 1606
Walker, MN  56484
218-547-7262
cass.edc@co.cass.mn.us
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This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer