Prevailing Wages for Government Contracts
The appropriate source for prevailing wage information for government contracts depends on the purpose for which it is needed:
- Federal Government Contracts: The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Wage and Hour Division, is responsible for determining prevailing wages for federal government construction and service contracts. For more information, visit the DOL Web site or contact the agency issuing the contract.
- State and Local Government Contracts: You must use wage data provided by the California Department of Industrial Relations in order to comply with their specific requirements. For more information, contact them at (415) 703-4774 or visit their Web site.