North Dakota Ranked First in Personal Income Growth | VideoJennifer Joas | 12/19/2012
State leaders say they`re not surprised by the growth because it`s been going on since 2000.
"It does apply pressure on providers of work. Essentially wages should continue to grow. And the exciting part is it`s not just one energy, or one sector. It`s not just the mining or energy sector," said Al Anderson with the Department of Commerce.
Wages have steadily increased statewide, not just in western North Dakota.