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Minimum Wage: South Dakota

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Gloria Ju


  • South Dakota's minimum wage is $8.55 per hour. It is adjusted annually for inflation. See Overview.
  • Employers may claim a portion of their employees' tips as a credit against their minimum wage obligations. See Credit for Tipped Employees.
  • Employees under the age of 20 may be paid a subminimum training wage. See Subminimum Training Wage.