The prevailing wage rates are set for each labor category and classification for each county by the West Virginia Division of Labor, based on standards established by West Virginia Code. For an explanation of the labor categories and classifications, see the appendices. NEW - Please notice Appendix VI includes Construction Rate Appendices - Apprentice Fringe Rates. Select the county name to view the wage rates for building construction applicable to projects requiring employers to pay the prevailing wage.
The 2012 Heavy and Highways are currently in effect. Go to heavy and highway wage rates to find rates for those labor categories.
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IMPORTANT: THE SHEET METAL CLASSIFICATION THAT WAS FILED JANUARY 3, 2012 IS INCORRECT. PLEASE FIND YOUR COUNTY TO SEE THE CORRECT RATE. THIS IS EFFECTIVE FROM JANUARY 20, 2012.
EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2012 ANOTHER CORRECTION. THE APPRENTICE SCHEDULE IN
THE BUILDING COSTRUCTION AFFECTING ALL 55 COUNTIES AND THE APPRENTICE FRINGE
RATE OF THE PAINTER CLASSIFICATION IN THE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION / HEAVY HIGHWAY
FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES.
Boone Braxton Cabell
Calhoun Clay Fayette
Greenbrier Kanawha Lincoln
Logan Mason McDowell
Mercer Mingo Monroe
Nicholas Pocahontas Putnam
Raleigh Summers Wayne
2011 Prevailing Wage Rates