Prevailing Wage Information

Information regarding Connecticut's prevailing wage requirements and rate schedules. 

Effective: October 31, 2017:
Threshold to prevailing wage requirements have been modified. New construction has been raised to one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) while renovation remains at one hundred thousand ($100,000.00).

The Annual Adjusted July 1, 2023 Prevailing Wage Rates are now available.


Debarment Lists 

Companies failing to pay prevailing wage or overtime rates earned while engaged in public works projects face penalties: including debarment from bidding on future contracts.

Federal Davis-Bacon Act  

U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division - Davis-Bacon and Related Acts.

General Statute Section 31-53: Summary of Connecticut's Prevailing Wage Law 

Construction, alteration or repair of public works project by state or political subdivision; wage rates; certified payroll. Penalties. Civil action. Exceptions.

Information Bulletin - The 10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Course, Program or Training 

Applicable to public works contracts as described by Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-53(g) entered into on or after July 1, 2009). Final Regulations.

Initial Contracting Agency Prevailing Wage Rates Request Form 

Questions and Answers, Instructions and Information Concerning Project Cost, Request for Prevailing Rate Form.

Payroll Certification For Public Works Projects 

Contractors must submit Certified Payrolls with a statement of compliance monthly to the contracting agency.

Prevailing Wage Bid Package 

Poster, Regulations, Statues, Bulletin, Froms, Footnotes.

Prevailing Wage Law Poster 

Links to State Labor Regulation Posters Page (PDF).

Section 31-53b 

Construction safety and Health Course. Proof of completion required for employees on public building projects.