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What Jobs Must Be Paid Prevailing Wage?

To find out whether a particular job is a public works project and whether a particular job classification therefore must be paid prevailing wage:

  1. Look up the public works project here by project name, awarding agency, company name.
  2. If you find that it is a public works project, check the job classification specifications in the Scopes of Works links below. Note: Public works projects paid for by public funding must pay prevailing wage rates for the following jobs.

These links go to the official Scopes of Work listings in WAC 296-127 (

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