• 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

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

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    None that are not federally funded.

  • Career and Technical Education

    49% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Oregon does recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

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


Monthly Unemployment Rate in Oregon

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 in Construction (2013)


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 (2016)


Percentage of Pensions Funded


Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate


Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)


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