• Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy; however, local government entities have implemented PLA requirements.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $50,000.

  • Right to Work


  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes P3s on transportation projects and allows for unsolicited bids on such projects. Statutes also permits P3s to establish and expand broadband and other telecommunications services.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 101% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $162,808,000 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2023.

  • Career and Technical Education

    88% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

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

  • Job Growth Rate


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Oregon

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

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Progress payments within 14 days of invoice, final payment 7 days after completion of a project.
Public: Progress payments 30 days after invoice is received and final payment 30 days after completion of a project.
– Public: The owner must pay sub and sub pay lower tiers within 10 days of receiving payment.
– Private: The prime must pay sub and sub must pay lower tier within 7 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 private workplaces and state and local government workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction


Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal and 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)