• Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage


  • Right to Work


  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes the use of P3s on social infrastructure, horizontal and water and utility infrastructure projects. Unsolicited bids are considered, but through a competitive bid process.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 65% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $27,604,000 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2023.

  • Career and Technical Education

    99% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Georgia recognizes NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.


  • Job Growth Rate


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Georgia

Please see ABC's state-by-state construction unemployment data here.

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Owner pay prime within 15 days of receipt, unless otherwise contractually agreed.
Public: Owner pay prime within 15 days of receipt, unless otherwise contractually agreed.
Subs: 10 days after payment, including subs to lower tiers (Public and Private), unless otherwise contractually agreed.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

Law requires all private businesses with more than 10 full-time employees to use E-Verify. Public employers, contractors, and subcontractors are also required to use E-verify.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction


Incidence Rate

2.0 (2020 data not available)

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction


Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage


Percentage of Pensions Funded


Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate


Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)


State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)