2021 Labor Rates for the Construction Industry Book


The 2021 Labor Rates for the Construction Industry Book is good for anyone who needs to know breakdown of base and fringe pay by trade, current and historically. It helps to see how labor costs vary over the country and how they have changed over time.

  • Breakdown of base & fringe rates
  • Comparison of that wage to the national average rate
  • Future rate adjustments where available

New for 2021: Updated costs

Supplemental Information Included: Overtime, Workers' Compensation, General Contractors Overhead, Builders Risk Insurance, Construction Trade Descriptions

Masterformat Divisions Included: Labor rates

COVID-19 Modifiers: Visit our FAQ for information on the new line items for Biohazard Remediation and Infectious Disease Precautions included in the 2021 RSMeans data release.

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Availability Date Dec 20, 2020