Mississippi Wage Payment Timing Requirements
Employers in Mississippi must comply with these state rules regarding the timing and frequency of wage payments.
Employees must be paid:
- every two weeks;
- twice during calendar month; or
- the second and fourth Saturday of each month.
A holdover of 10 days is permitted, except for public service corporations, which have a 15-day holdover period.
The requirement that employees be paid at least twice a month does not apply to exempt employees.