The prevailing wages for the CNMI expire in June.

The Department of Commerce encourages all businesses, public agencies, and organizations to participate in the next prevailing wage study, which spans March 1 to March 15.

The survey is online at

The 2018 CNMI U.S. Workforce Act requires the commonwealth to publish the report annually for CW1 visa termination. 

Joseph S. Rios Jr. is the acting secretary of CNMI Commerce. 

This is how we gauge our economic landscape. Our policymakers can make better decisions in regards to moving forward in regards to our workers and our workforce here in the CNMI and it is also mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor," he said. 

This is the fifth annual survey since 2019, which helps determine the wage for some occupations.