100 Percent of H-1B Employers Offer Average Market Wages—78 Percent Offer More

78 percent of H-1B employers offer wages, on average, above average market wages—20 percent above. Each year, DOL publishes the prevailing wage determination for each H-1B job offer and the actual wage offer for each employee in those jobs. The average offered wage for all 61,420 H-1B requesting employers in FY 2019 was $100,461, while the average prevailing wage determination was $83,619, meaning H-1B employers were offering an average of $16,842 more than the average market wage that the law requires—20 percent above. 

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