New Hampshire

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy and infrequent use at the local level.

  • Prevailing Wage


  • Right to Work


  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute allows for the use of P3’s on transportation infrastructure projects. A public-private partnership transportation infrastructure oversight commission considers and recommends potential projects to the commissioner of transportation projects that may be suitable for use of a P3. Statute allows municipalities to issue bonds or notes for economic development (vertical projects), including P3s with certain specifications. Unsolicited bids are accepted.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 105% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $39,332,000 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2023.

  • Career and Technical Education

    73% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

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

  • Job Growth Rate


Monthly Unemployment Rate in New Hampshire

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

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: No law.
Public: No law.
Subs: No law.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction


Incidence Rate

No data available.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction


Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal use and decriminalized for personal 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)