The Prevailing Wage rates are covered under two separate laws:
Prevailing Wage Act
  • Construction ​Rates
Illinois Procurement Code
  • Janitorial Cleaning Services Rates
  • Window Cleaning Services Rates
  • Food Services Rates
  • Security Services Rates
  • Printing Rates

Who is covered by the Prevailing Wage Act?

The Prevailing Wage Act requires contractors and subcontractors to pay laborers, workers and mechanics employed on PUBLIC WORKS construction projects no less than the general prevailing rate of wages (consisting of hourly cash wages plus fringe benefits) for work of a similar character in the county where the work is performed.

What Are The Prevailing Rates?

The following are the prevailing wage classifications and rates the Department of Labor ascertained for each county within the State of Illinois.

Survey Form

Certified Transcript of Payroll Forms

Who is covered by the Illinois Procurement Code?

The Illinois Procurement Code requires prevailing wage payments to service employees performing work on STATE contracts. Currently calendar year rates for service employees are:
  • 2013 Food Services Rates
  • 2013 Janitorial Services Rates
  • 2013 Security Service Rates
  • 2013 Window Washer Rates
  • 2013 Printer Rates