The Massachusetts minimum wage rate won't be less than $0.50 higher than the effective federal minimum wage.
Based on a 8 hour day and 260 day work per year before taxes.
Note: students should be paid at least 80% of the basic minimum hourly rate of $11.00 if their employment for wages is part of a formal training program.
Cash Wage: $3.75
Maximum Tip Credit: $7.25
Work on a farm and the growing and harvesting of agricultural, floricultural and horticultural
commodities requires payment of no less than the above-listed rate per hour, except when such wage is paid to a child seventeen years of age or under, or to a parent, spouse, child or other member of the employer’s immediate family.
06/27/15 - Personal care attendants in Massachusetts won an agreement for a $15-an-hour starting wage, the first state-level victory in a nationwide campaign to raise low-wage workers’ pay. The state’s deal with Service Employees International Union Local 1199, which represents the workers, will boost starting pay in stages from $13.38 to $15 an hour by July 2018.
Tipped Workers: Your overtime pay can never be less than your minimum wage!