Oklahoma

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes the use of P3s on horizontal and vertical construction projects. Private sector entities, local or regional entities or agencies, or any combination therof, may submit proposals for potential P3 partnerships to the Partnership Committee for consideration and evaluation.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

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

  • Career and Technical Education

    93% 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)

    4.2%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Oklahoma

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Owner must pay prime within 28 calendar days after receipt of billing or as agreed in contract.
Public: Owner must pay prime within 30 days of receiving an invoice.
Subs:
– Private: Prime must pay sub within 10 days, and subs pay lower tiers within 10 days.
– 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

4.2%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

22.2 (fatal rate only).

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

4.7%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

72%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.89%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

6.00%

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

8.2%