Located in the Western United States along the Canadian border, Montana contains 77 mountain ranges that help to comprise the Rocky Mountains. Known for its national parks, Yellow Stone National Park, Glacier National Park, and Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument are all located within the state.
In addition to the tourism that is generated by the scenic landscape and popular parks, oil and coal mining, wheat farming, hard rock mining, and lumber are other major industries in the state.
Montana has seen some recent gains in IT jobs over the last couple of years. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Montana saw a 3.8 percent growth in engineering jobs over the last year. The biggest gains were in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and industrial engineering.
Here are some of the largest companies in Montana hiring engineering professionals: Billing Clinic, Aageson Farm, Public Health and Human Svc., Blackfeet Tribe, Big Sky Resort, H K Contractors, and Teletech.