Indiana

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy, but some local government entities have implemented PLA mandates. However, the city of Indianapolis has prohibited government-mandated PLAs on large-scale projects in their jurisdiction.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute allows state entities and political subdivisions to enter into P3s for both social infrastructure and transportation projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 98.2% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $33,339,083 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2019.

  • Career and Technical Education

    95% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Indiana does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate

    3.7%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Indiana

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

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Does not have law in place.
Public: The contractor shall be paid in full including all escrowed principal and escrowed income by the state agency and escrow agent within sixty-one (61) days following the date of substantial completion.
Subs: For public projects, a prime must pay subs within 10 days of getting paid. There is no rule for paying lower tiers.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

Law requires state and local government agencies and contractors to use E-Verify and creates a state tax credit incentive for private employers to use E-Verify.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

3.8%.

Incidence Rate

2.6.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local government workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

17.9%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

$7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

65%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.87%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

5.75%

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$4,474.