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Maryland Wage Payment Timing Requirements

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Employers in Maryland must comply with these state rules regarding the timing and frequency of wage payments.

Maryland employers are required to set regular pay periods, and employers must pay employees at least once every two weeks or twice a month.

Administrative, executive or professional employees who may be paid less frequently than once every two weeks or twice a month.

If a regular payday is a nonwork day, employees must be paid on the preceding weekday.

Employers may pay employees their wages through credit to a debit card or card account.

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