How to Determine your H-1B Employee’s Prevailing Wage Level

Employers are required to pay H-1B workers a minimum prevailing wage to ensure that hiring foreign workers does not negatively impact local ones. Paying an incorrect H-1B wage can result in steep penalties from the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Department of Labor (DOL), so it is important to seek the advice of an experienced attorney when determining how much to pay your prospective H-1B employee.