Highly Competitive Workforce
Cambridge supports a well educated, hard-working workforce. Almost 80 percent of the workforce has at least a high school degree. Over a third has attended college or graduate school. High school graduation rates top 92 percent -- well above the national average.
Stable Employment Concentrated in Four Industries
Employers appreciate Cambridge's stable, committed workforce -- which includes employees from 14 counties.
Employment is concentrated in four industries:
- Retail trade
- Education & health services
Competitive Wages »
The average/median wage in manufacturing ranked 34 percent lower than the seven-county Twin Cities in 2007.
"Cambridge has a terrific talent pool upon which to draw experienced, hard-working employees. I am very pleased with the quality and dedication of the people who work at our local businesses."
— Kim Erickson, President
Cambridge State Bank