Montana

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Statute prohibits government-mandated PLAs on public and publicly-assisted construction projects.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $25,000.

  • Right to Work

    No.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 59% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $12,549,153 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2020.
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  • Career and Technical Education

    98% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

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

  • Job Growth Rate

    2.5%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Montana

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Invoices deemed approved after 21 days unless alternate disclosed in bid docs. Payment is due 7 days after approval unless alternate disclosed in the bid docs.
Public: 30 days after the invoice is delivered or labor/materials are provided.
Subs: For private and public, prime to subs and subs to lower tiers within 7 days of an invoice.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

5.9%.

Incidence Rate

2.4

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

11.6%

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully legal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

8.75

Percentage of Pensions Funded

72.8%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.76%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

6.75%

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$1,257