Prevailing Wage Survey

Under the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, the Illinois Department of Labor investigates and ascertains the prevailing rate of wages for each county in the State.  The prevailing wage is defined as “hourly cash wages plus annualized fringe benefits … paid generally, in the locality in which the work is being performed, to employees engaged in work of a similar character on public works.”​ 

 ​​​​​​Year 2018 Prevailing Wage Survey was closed on June 30, 2018

Rates will be published on August 15, 2018

​​Contractor Survey

To assist the Department in fulfilling this function, the Department of Labor is gathering information from various entities engaged in public works projects throughout the State.  As a contractor who has been identified as having performed construction work for one or more government entities in Illinois, we are requesting that you provide us with certain information relevant to the Department’s ascertainment process.  

Contact

DOL.PWSurvey.Contractor@Illinois.Gov

Hotline: 312-793-1585 (monitored 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday)​

​​Union Survey

To assist the Department in fulfilling this function, the Department of Labor is gathering information from various entities engaged in public works projects throughout the State.  We are requesting that you provide us with certain information relevant to the Department’s ascertainment process.  

Contact

DOL.PWSurvey.Unions@Illinois.Gov​

Hotline: 312-793-1585 (monitored 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday)​ ​​​​​