Minimum Wage: Wisconsin
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Wisconsin's minimum wage is the same as the federal minimum wage, $7.25 per hour. See Minimum Wage.
- Wisconsin allows an employer to take a credit against the minimum wage for tips employees receive and for board and lodging provided to employees. See Deductions Below the Minimum Wage.
- "Opportunity employees," golf caddies and other employees may be paid at rates that are usually lower than the minimum wage. See Subminimum Wages.