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Minimum Wage: Vermont

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Heather Rider Hammond, Gravel and Shea PC

Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor

Summary

  • Vermont's minimum wage is currently $9.60 per hour worked. It is scheduled to increase twice in the next two years, topping out at $10.50 on January 1, 2018. After that, Vermont's minimum wage will be adjusted for inflation annually. See Minimum Wage.
  • Employers may make deductions from employees' pay for goods and services provided as long as the deductions do not bring their wages below the minimum wage and certain other conditions are met. See Deductions Above the Minimum Wage.
  • Employers may claim a credit against the minimum wage for employees' tips and for board and lodging they provide to employees. See Deductions Below the Minimum Wage.