Report: N.D. paid state workers less than any other state in 2010

December 2, 2011 at 8:47 am in Grand Forks Herald

The average 2010 payroll per state employee in North Dakota was $33,895, according to analysis of recently released U.S. Census of Governments data by the Center for Governmental Research. West Virginia, South Dakota, Missouri and Indiana rounded out the nation’s five lowest-paying states, with each paying their state employees an average of about $34,000 in 2010. Continue Reading