Hourly Wage Hourly Benefits
Plumber/Pipefitter $24.65 $9.70
Electrician $20.13 $8.56
Ironworker $24.80 $9.91
Sheet Metal Worker $32.16 $11.71
Operating Engineer $23.97 $9.22
Laborer $10.40 $2.62
You can visit the Department of Labor, Wage Determination page at http://www.gpo.gov/davisbacon/allstates.html to find out the wages for other counties or crafts. Just click on Colorado, scroll down until you find your county, and the page that pops up next has all of the prevailing wages* for the various trades.
*A prevailing wage is defined as the hourly wage, usual benefits and overtime, paid to the majority of workers, laborers, and mechanics within a particular area. Prevailing wages are established by the Department of Labor & Industries for each trade and occupation employed in the performance of public work construction crafts.