Increase History

This OMB page provides State of North Dakota salary increase and pay range movement history.

Salary Increase Date, Amount, Specific Provisions, and Salary Range Movement (Minimum/Maximum)

  • July 1, 2018, 0%, 0% 
  • July 1, 2017, 0%, 0%
  • July 1, 2016, 3% Appropriation, Performance component: Range of 2-4% for meeting to exceeding performance expectations; no Market component., 3% 
  • July 1, 2015, 3% Appropriation, Performance component: Range of 2-4% for meeting to exceeding performance expectations; no Market component., 3%
  • July 1, 2014, 3% Appropriation, Performance component: Range of 2-4% for meeting to exceeding performance expectations; Market component 2% for employees in 1st quartile and 1% for employees in 2nd quartile of 2012-2013 salary range., 3% 
  • July 1, 2013, 4% Appropriation, Performance component: Range of 3-5% for meeting to exceeding performance expectations; Market component 2% for employees in 1st quartile and 1% for employees in 2nd quartile of 2012-2013 salary range., 3%  
  • July 1, 2012, 3% Appropriation, Implementing recommendations from the 2009-11 legislative study of state employee compensation – new job evaluations, new grade structure, market-based salary ranges.
  • July 1, 2011, 3% Appropriation, Based on performance and equity; minimum of 1%, 3% 
  • July 1, 2010, 5% Appropriation, Based on performance and/or equity; minimum of $100, 5%
  • July 1, 2009, 5% Appropriation, Based on performance and/or equity; minimum of $100, 5% - 9.5%
  • July 1, 2008, 4% Appropriation, Based on performance and/or equity; minimum of $75, 3%  
  • July 1, 2007, 4% Appropriation, Based on performance and/or equity; minimum of $75, Salary ranges recalculated for market component.
  • July 1, 2006, 4%, Across the board, 4%  
  • July 1, 2005, 4%, Across the board, 4%  
  • July 1, 2004, 0%, Up to 2% available based on Pooled Vacancy Savings; Executive Branch 0%, 0  
  • July 1, 2003, 0%, Up to 1% available based on Pooled Vacancy Savings; Executive Branch 0%  
  • July 1, 2002, 2%, $35 across the board; remainder of 2% appropriation based on merit and equity, 2%  
  • July 1, 2001, 3%, $35 across the board; remainder of 3% appropriation based on merit and equity, Salary ranges recalculated for market component.  
  • July 1, 2000, 2%, $35 across the board; remainder of 2% appropriation based on merit and equity (additional 1% allowed with funding from existing appropriations), 2%  
  • July 1, 1999, 2%, $35 across the board; remainder of 2% appropriation based on merit and equity, Salary ranges recalculated for market component; grades compressed from 44 to 20 
  • July 1, 1998, 3%, $30 across the board; remainder of 3% appropriation based on merit and equity, $30, 3%
  • July 1, 1997, 3%, $30 across the board; remainder of 3% appropriation based on merit and equity, $30, 3%
  • July 1, 1996, 3%, 2% across the board; 1% for performance and equity, 2%  
  • July 1, 1995, 2%, 2%
  • July 1, 1994, 3%, 0, 3%
  • July 1, 1993, $60/month, Averaged approximately 3.2%, $60, $60
  • July 1, 1992, $40/month, Averaged approximately 2%, 0, $40
  • July 1, 1991, 4%, Minimum increase of $50, 4% or $50, 4% or $50
  • July 1, 1990, 0%, 0
  • July 1, 1989, 7.10%, Minimum increase of $50, 5% or $50, 5% or $50
  • July 1, 1988, 0%, 0
  • July 1, 1987, 0%, 0  
  • July 1, 1986, 4%, Minimum increase of $50, 4% or $50, 4% or $50
  • April 1, 1985, 5.50%, Minimum increase of $50; increase given on 4/1/85, 5.5% or $50, Ranged from 12.8% at grade 5 to 6.8% at grade 40
  • July 1, 1984, 2%, Retirement contribution in lieu of salary increase, 0
  • May 1, 1984, $60/month, Not appropriated but allowed by Governor within available agency funds, 0
  • July 1, 1983, 2%, Retirement contribution in lieu of salary increase, 0