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Minimum Wage: Alabama

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • Alabama has no state-wide minimum wage law, so the federal minimum wage applies to most employees. See Minimum Wage.
  • Cities and counties are preempted from establishing local minimum wage rates. See Local Minimum Wages.