• Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage


  • Right to Work


  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public construction projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    None found that are not federally funded or do not expressly exclude the construction industry.

  • Career and Technical Education

    92% of CTE high school graduates placed in colleges or careers.

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

  • 5-Year Average Job Growth Rate (2011-16)


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Oklahoma

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: No law in place.
Public: Owner must pay prime within 30 days of receiving an invoice.
Subs: For public, prime must pay sub within 10 days, and subs pay lower tiers within 7 days.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

All public employers, contractors, and subcontractors doing business with the state must use E-Verify. Statute also requires income tax withholding for independent contractors who do not have valid Social Security numbers.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction


Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

19.6 (fatal rate only).

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction


Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)


Percentage of Pensions Funded


Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate


Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)


Capital Spending % As Share of Total State Spending (2013)