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Massachusetts Minimum Wage Law

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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

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