Minimum Wage: Missouri
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Missouri's minimum wage is currently $7.65 an hour. It is adjusted for inflation every year. See Minimum Wage.
- With certain restrictions, Missouri employers may pay below the minimum wage those employees receiving gratuities or tips as part of their compensation. See Credit for Tipped Employees.
- Employers may pay subminimum wages to specially classified employees. See Subminimum Wages.
- State law preempts cities and towns in Missouri from establishing local minimum wage requirements. See Local Minimum Wages.