Massachusetts Minimum Wage Law
Employers in Massachusetts must conform with these state rules regarding the minimum wage paid to employees.
The minimum wage in Massachusetts is $8.00 per hour.
Coverage is extended to agricultural employees at a minimum hourly rate of $1.60.
Generally, covered by Massachusetts minimum wage law are all occupations, excluding:
- professional service
- outside sales work regularly performed away from employer's place of business
- work by persons being rehabilitated or trained in charitable, educational or religious institutions
- work by members of religious orders