Minimum Wage: Rhode Island
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Brian J. Lamoureux, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor
- Rhode Island provides for a minimum wage that is currently higher than the federal minimum wage. See Minimum Wage.
- Rhode Island employers may count employees' tips toward the minimum wage. See Credit for Tipped Employees.
- Certain youths, employees with disabilities, and learners and apprentices may be paid less than the minimum wage under certain circumstances. See Subminimum Wages.