Minimum Wage: Georgia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: C.R. Wright, Fisher Phillips
- Georgia's minimum wage rate is lower than the federal minimum wage. See Minimum Wage.
- Georgia's minimum wage law applies only to employers not covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with certain exceptions. See Exceptions.
- Certain employees are exempt from Georgia's minimum wage law. See Subminimum Wages.
- The Georgia Commissioner of Labor has the authority to grant exceptions to allow a lower minimum wage under certain circumstances. See Subminimum Wages.