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Minimum Wage: Idaho

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Scott Randolph and William Dabney, Holland & Hart, LLP


  • Idaho's state minimum wage tracks with the federal minimum wage law. See Overview.
  • Employers may apply a portion of tipped employees' tips toward their minimum wage obligations. See Credit for Tipped Employees.
  • Deductions from wages must be permitted by law (such as tax withholding) or court order (such as garnishment) or be authorized in writing by the employee. See Deductions Above the Minimum Wage.
  • Subminimum wages are allowed for certain workers. See Subminimum Wages.