Updated prevailing wage rates are now available. To view the rates, visit https://www.illinois.gov/idol/
According to the Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/0.01-12), contractors and subcontractors are required to pay laborers, workers, and mechanics employed on public works projects no less than the general prevailing rate of wages (consisting of hourly cash wages plus fringe benefits) for work of similar character in the locality where the work is performed.
Manager, Conciliation and Mediation
Illinois Department of Labor
160 N. LaSalle, Suite C-1300
Chicago, IL 60601