WSR 12-12-051



[ Filed June 1, 2012, 3:47 p.m. ]

Prevailing Rate of Wage Emergency Correction for the Trade Plumbers and Pipefitters

Pursuant to RCW 39.12.015, 39.12.020 and WAC 296-127-011, on June 1, 2012, the industrial statistician and director of labor and industries made an emergency correction to the prevailing rates of wage. Pursuant to WAC 296-127-011, the corrected rates are effective immediately on June 1, 2012.

This wage rate correction affects the trade plumbers and pipefitters. This correction will affect Benton and Yakima counties.

For more information on prevailing wage or a copy of the rates please visit our web site at or call (360) 902-5335.

State of Washington

Department of Labor and Industries

Prevailing Wage Section

Telephone (360) 902-5335

P.O. Box 44540

Olympia, WA 98504-4540

Washington State Prevailing Wage

The PREVAILING WAGES listed here include both the hourly wage rate and the hourly rate of fringe benefits. On public work projects, worker wage and benefit rates must add up to not less than this total. A brief description of overtime calculation requirements are provided on the benefit code key.

Wage rates for the trade plumbers and pipefitters have been corrected in the following counties: BENTON AND YAKIMA.

Changes to the journey level wages also impact apprentice wages. Use the apprentice wage rates lookup page.

Publish Date: June 1, 2012.

Effective Date: June 1, 2012.

County Job


Corrected Wage Incorrect Wage
Benton Journey Level $68.54 $56.10
Yakima Journey Level $37.03 $28.75

L. Ann Selover

Prevailing Wage Manager

Industrial Statistician

Washington State Code Reviser's Office