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Maryland Minimum Wage Law

Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on May 25, 2012.

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Employers in Maryland must conform with these state rules regarding the minimum wage paid to employees.

The minimum wage rate in Maryland is $7.25 per hour.

The minimum wage rate applies to employees in Maryland with the following exceptions:

  • certain persons employed in agricultural labor
  • a physically or mentally handicapped trainee
  • someone working in an executive, administrative or professional capacity
  • volunteers for nonprofit organizations
  • persons who work for not more than 20 hours in any week and who are under 16
  • outside salespersons paid on a commission basis
  • persons who are 62 years or older and work less than 25 hours per week
  • persons employed in the first processing, canning, packaging or freezing of perishable fruits, vegetables, horticultural commodities, poultry or seafood
  • persons employed by an immediate family member
  • persons employed in motion picture theaters
  • persons employed in restaurants, cafes, taverns, drive-ins; drugstores, or other establishments that sell food and drink on the premises and that have an annual gross income of $250,000 or less
  • resident or day camp personnel in organized camps in Maryland

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