The PWCMW is calculated by multiplying the average hourly wage number (developed by DED) by 120%. The extra 20% added to the average wage by this formula is used to estimate a fringe benefit for workers in that county.

# When determining the Prevailing Wage and PWCMW rates, are fringe benefits added to the hourly rate?

The PWCMW is calculated by multiplying the average hourly wage number (developed by DED) by 120%. The extra 20% added to the average wage by this formula is used to estimate a fringe benefit for workers in that county.