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Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Law

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

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

Employees are covered by Pennsylvania's minimum wage and overtime law, except the following:

  • farm laborers
  • domestic servants
  • persons delivering newspapers to consumers
  • certain newspaper employees
  • executives, professionals, administrators and outside salespersons
  • volunteer educational, religious or charitable workers
  • certain seasonal employees
  • employees in certain amusement or recreational establishments
  • golf caddies
  • telephone company switchboard operators
  • employees not subject to civil service laws — elective office holders, their staff members or advisers.

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