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Employee Classification: Indiana

Employee Classification requirements for other states

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

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, and Tareen Zafrullah, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Indiana's minimum wage and overtime requirements apply only to certain employers. See Employer Coverage.
  • Indiana's minimum wage and overtime exemptions are different from those under the FLSA. One of the most significant differences is that the executive, administrative and professional exemptions all require the employee to have the authority to hire or fire. See Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions.