Application for An Official New Jersey Prevailing Wage Rate Determination
Welcome to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Division of Wage and Hour Compliance's electronic application for official Prevailing Wage Rate Determinations. This page provides public body officials or their representatives an opportunity to apply for and download an official New Jersey Prevailing Wage Rate Determination. Official Prevailing Wage Rate Determinations are required for public work contracts and certain Economic Development Authority assisted projects.
Applicable rates are those wages and fringe benefit rates in effect on the date the contract is awarded. All predetermined rate increases listed at the time the contract award must also be paid, beginning on the dates specified.
Important Notice - Maintenance Schedule
On or about Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Official Prevailing Wage Rate Determination application will be unavailable due to maintenance. The application is expected to be available again on or about Tuesday, September 27, 2016.To obtain an Official Prevailing Wage Determination while the application is undergoing maintenance, please complete and fax the appropriate Request for Determination – Public Body or Request for Determination – EDA/UDA to (609) 695-1612.
If you want to file your Prevailing Wage Rate Determination application electronically, you need to be aware of the following:
- You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat Reader please click HERE.
- This Web Application is best used with Internet Explorer.
To complete the application form you MUST fill in all fields that are highlighted in red. You will not be able to complete the application until all of the required fields are completed. You will be prompted to fill in any required information that is missing.
After you successfully enter all of the application information and "submit" the application, a confirmation page will appear. Please write the confirmation number or print the confirmation number and retain for your records.
After you write or print the confirmation number, you may "read" the Official Wage Determination that you requested (this will be opened with the Acrobat Reader). Once you view the Wage Determination, you may save it to your local disk drive or print it on a local printer. We recommend that you save the document and print it.
If you leave the application for any reason before completing and submitting it, all of your information will be erased. You will need to start a new session if you want to continue.
Important Note: Upon completion of the online application you must select the "Submit" button to send the application. After you "Submit" your application, please wait for a confirmation page to appear. When the confirmation page appears, write down the "Confirmation Number" or print the confirmation page. Your "Confirmation Number" is proof that you filed for and received the official Prevailing Wage Rate Determination.
On NJ-EDA and NJ-UDC Wage Determination Requests, only APPROVED applicants may file and obtain an official wage determination. Contractors/Subcontractors obtaining wage determinations on behalf of EDA and UDC projects, will not be recognized by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development as being in possession of an official wage determination issued by the Division of Wage and Hour Compliance.
This online application uses a Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Data submitted using this application is encrypted. You should be aware that using a shared computer may enable others to view your personal information.