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Minimum Wage: Florida

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Kamilah L. Perry, Phelps Dunbar, LLP


  • Florida requires employers to pay nonexempt employees a minimum wage for every hour worked. See Overview.
  • Florida allows employers to count a certain amount of employees' tips toward their minimum wage obligations, but it is less than the federal government allows. See Tip Credit.
  • Florida allows the same subminimum wages as the federal government. See Subminimum Wages.