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Minimum Wage: Maine

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Glenn Israel, Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson


  • Nonexempt employees must be paid a minimum hourly wage of $12.15 per hour. See Overview.
  • An employer may consider tips as part of the wages of service employees. See Tip Credit.
  • Portland and Rockland have requirements pertaining to the minimum wage. See Local Requirements.