Prevailing Wage Commission
The Prevailing Wage Commission provides a service to both the citizens and businesses of the State of Tennessee. The commission has the duty of determining the prevailing wage rate for state highway (i.e. highways, roads and bridges) construction projects. Within Tennessee, prevailing wage is used for government work to regulate fair pay at wages equivalent to the general workforce, so as to attract reputable contractors who will deal ethically with their workers and the government.
Commissioner Deniece Thomas, Chairman
TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Commissioner Butch Eley
TN Department of Transportation
Ms. Ann McGauran, State Architect
TN Department of Treasury
Mr. Stephen D. Wright
Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc.
Mr. Scott Thompson
Talley Construction Company, Inc.
Prevailing Wage Rates
2023 Scheduled Meeting Dates of the Prevailing Wage Commission
Prevailing Wage Act for State Highway Projects
Prevailing Wage Rates Clarification - Definition of Terms (Published November 30, 2017)
Prevailing Wage Act Effective Date January 1, 2014