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Wisconsin Minimum Wage Law

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

The general minimum wage rate in Wisconsin is $7.25 per hour.

Different minimum wage rates apply to agricultural and opportunity employees and counselors in seasonal or educational camps.

Wisconsin's minimum wage law applies to employees, except:

  • individuals engaged in house-to-house delivery of newspapers or direct retail sale to consumers
  • real estate agents or salespersons paid solely by commission
  • employees of the state and its political subdivisions

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