What Are the Prevailing Wages in California?

What Are the Prevailing Wages in California?

Prevailing wages in California vary between trades. As of 2015, the general prevailing wages for journeyperson boilermakers and blacksmiths are approximately $39 to $41, whereas it is roughly $34 for a journeyperson ironworker who specializes in ornamental, structural and reinforcement work.

Journeyperson asbestos workers receive wages of about $24 to $32, which doubles over a five-year period. A telecommunications technician makes a basic hourly rate of about $28, with overtime pay of approximately $50. The total hourly rate before overtime is about $35, which includes health and welfare, pension, vacation and holiday pay.

Find a complete breakdown of all general prevailing wages in the state of California at CA.gov, under State Agencies, letters H to L and Industrial Relations, Department of.