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 2012 Building and Construction

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.

The wage rates are posted online for viewing and printing using the Acrobat Reader. For information about how to download and use the free reader, see Acrobat Reader Help.

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
            Wyoming

APPENDICES GREENBRIER MERCER RITCHIE
DEFINITIONS HAMPSHIRE MINERAL ROANE
DESCRIPTIONS HANCOCK MINGO SUMMERS
BARBOUR HARDY MONONGALIA TAYLOR
BERKELEY HARRISON MONROE TUCKER
BOONE JACKSON MORGAN TYLER
BRAXTON JEFFERSON NICHOLAS UPSHUR
BROOKE KANAWHA OHIO WAYNE
CABELL LEWIS PENDLETON WEBSTER
CALHOUN LINCOLN PLEASANTS WETZEL
CLAY LOGAN POCAHONTAS WIRT
DODDRIDGE MARION PRESTON WOOD
FAYETTE MARSHALL PUTNAM WYOMING
GILMER MASON RALEIGH
GRANT MCDOWELL RANDOLPH FULL SET OF BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION RATES

FEBRUARY 1, 2012 REVISION TO THE WAGE RATES

2011 Prevailing Wage Rates