Minimum Wage: Massachusetts
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor
- Massachusetts employers must pay their employees a minimum wage unless they are exempt. See Minimum Wage.
- Tips and the costs of meals and lodging can be applied toward minimum wage obligations. See Credit for Tipped Employees and Credit for Meals and Lodging.
- Certain workers with disabilities, student workers and others may be paid less than the minimum wage. See Subminimum Wages.