North Dakota

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes the use of P3s on horizontal and vertical construction projects for fee-based facilities and allows for unsolicited bids.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 37% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $8,637,735 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2020.

  • Career and Technical Education

    95% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    North Dakota does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate

    -5.0%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in North Dakota

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: No law in place.
Public: 45 days after prime receives payment from prime to sub and sub to lower tiers.
Subs:
– Private: No laws in place.
– Public: 45 days after prime receives payment from owner, and 45 days from sub to lower tiers.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

5.8%.

Incidence Rate

No data available.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

6.3%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal use and decriminalized for personal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

63.8%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.95%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

4.31%

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$1,620