Prevailing wage

Prevailing wage,

Definition of Prevailing wage:

  1. Trade and public work wages paid to the majority of workers in a specific area. The prevailing wage is usually an hourly wage and determines overtime pay as well as benefits for laborers in that field.

How to use Prevailing wage in a sentence?

  1. I wondered what the prevailing wage would be at the job I took because I would not work for no money again.
  2. Overall, employment in the town was relatively steady, but the prevailing wage was lower than average and a source of complaint for many workers.
  3. The prevailing wage was quite fair. The contribution by the workers was compensated for quite well. Everyone was pleased with the arrangement.

Meaning of Prevailing wage & Prevailing wage Definition