• Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy and infrequent use at the local level.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $50,000.

  • Right to Work


  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute neither expressly permits nor prohibits P3s on social infrastructure projects. P3s are authorized on certain transportation projects under specified conditions.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 120% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $7,913,530 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2023.

  • Career and Technical Education

    92% of CTE postsecondary students earned a credential and/or continued on to a career.

    Maine recognizes NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Maine

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Owner must pay prime 30 days after final acceptance.
Public: Owner must pay prime 30 days after final acceptance.
Subs: For both public and private, prime must pay sub within 30 days. Sub must pay lower tier within 30 days.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction


Incidence Rate


Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers state and local government workplaces only.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction


Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully legal.

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)