WSR 12-17-126



[ Filed August 21, 2012, 12:55 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 August 21, 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 will become effective on August 22, 2012.

     The prevailing wage program has made an emergency correction to the trade plumbers and pipefitters. This correction is necessary to correct errors that were identified in a survey response submitted during the wage and hour survey process, and will affect Adams and Grant counties.

     For more information on prevailing wage or a copy of the rates, please visit our web site at or call (360) 902-5335. Please see details of this correction below:

State of Washington

Department of Labor and Industries

Prevailing Wage Section

Phone (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 works projects, worker's wage and benefit rates must add 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 to be corrected in the following counties:


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

     Publish Date:     August 21, 2012.

     Effective Date: August 22, 2012.

County Job Classification Corrected Wage Incorrect Wage
Adams Journey Level $68.54 $27.67
Grant Journey Level $68.54 $27.67

L. Ann Selover

Prevailing Wage Manager

Industrial Statistician