Contact the Office of the Director - Research

Prevailing Wage Unit

The Prevailing Wage Unit issues prevailing wage determinations for public works projects. The prevailing wage determinations are for general construction (commercial, heavy and highway), residential, special and apprentice categories.

Prevailing Wage Unit Telephone: (415) 703-4774
Email: Statistics@dir.ca.gov
Mailing address: Department of Industrial Relations
Office of the Director – Research Unit
PO Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

Please provide the following information with your inquiry:

  • Your name
  • Company or agency name
  • Email and mailing address
  • Your telephone number
  • A summary of your question(s)

Additional Office of the Director - Research Contacts

Work Injuries and Illnesses: (415) 703-3020
Consumer Price Index: (415) 703-4780
*Alternative Workweek Database:
(for questions regarding filing)
(415) 703-4780
General Telephone Number: (415) 703-4780

For information on the alternative workweek other than filing requirements, see Exceptions to the General Overtime Law.

October 2020