Wage and Hour Surveys

Tile Setters survey for work performed in 2015 and 2016

L&I’s Prevailing Wage Program is conducting a wage-and-hour survey to set new wage rates for Commercial and Residential Tile Setters. L&I uses wage-and-hour surveys to update the prevailing wage rates paid on public works projects in Washington. This survey is open to registered contractors and/or employers currently in business that employed Tile Setters during the survey period.

Survey period

We are surveying work performed between from April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016. Do not report hours and wage rates for work performed outside of the survey period.

Due date for submitting a survey

Surveys must be submitted to L&I no later than February 10, 2017.

How do I participate?

In 2016, L&I introduced filing wage surveys online. Paper survey forms are still available and can be printed out to be returned to the agency. To get started, choose to file using the online or paper survey options.

 

File an online wage survey for the Tile Setters trade

  1. Print and read the online survey instructions. The instructions apply to the online survey. It is important to read the instructions carefully in order to ensure you are providing the necessary information.
  2. Review the scope of work (or definition) of the Tile Setters trade and job classifications. For the Tile Setters survey you will be asked to separate the hours and wages paid for commercial and residential work.
  3. Launch the online survey and complete your submission by February 10, 2017.

 

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Print a paper wage survey for the Tile Setters trade

  1. Print and read the survey instructions for filing a paper survey. The instructions apply to the paper survey. It is important to read the instructions carefully in order to ensure you are providing the necessary information.
  2. Download and print both pages of the survey form.
  3. Review the scope of work and definition of the Tile Setters trade, and job classifications, (included when you download the survey .) For the Tile Setters survey you will be asked to separate the hours and wages paid for commercial and residential work.
  4. Fill out your survey. You may type information on the form before printing, or simply print a blank copy to write in your information with a pen.
  5. Return your completed survey to L&I using the address on the form. Return the survey by the due date, (February 10, 2017).

 

Who receives a survey announcement?

L&I identifies companies who likely employed workers in the field and time frame being surveyed. Other interested parties, such as labor unions, also are included. Participation in the survey process is voluntary. Below is a list of companies who were identified for a trade being surveyed.

Mailing Lists
Trade Name
Tile Setters (64 KB PDF)

I did not receive an announcement but want to participate.

If your company did not receive a survey announcement letter, but employed workers who are eligible to be reported on a survey, you may still participate in the survey process.

Additional information about the surveys:

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