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Prevailing wages are the wages required to be paid on state-funded construction projects.

Minnesota's prevailing-wage law (Minnesota Statutes 177.41 through 177.44) requires employees working on state-funded construction projects or other projects covered by law be paid wage-rates comparable to wages paid for similar work in the area where the project is located.

Current prevailing wage – highway and heavy

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Regional listing

For current prevailing-wage rates, click on the map above. For previously certified rates, contact us at or 651-284-5091.