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Employers in Texas must conform with these state rules regarding the minimum wage paid to employees.
The minimum wage rate for Texas is $7.25 per hour.
The rate established under the Texas Minimum Wage Act supersedes a wage established in an ordinance, order or charter provision governing wages in private employment, other than wages under a public contract.
This provision does not apply to state or federal job training or workforce development programs or to a wage established under a contract or agreement between governmental and private entities.
The Texas minimum wage law applies to employees except:
Under the Texas Minimum Wage Act, reduced wage provisions are in effect for certain employees in programs operated through the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.