Massachusetts Minimum Wage Law

The current minimum wage in Massachusetts is $6.75 per hour. A higher minimum applies to city contractors in Boston. Coverage is extended to agricultural employees at minimum hourly rate of $1.60.

Covered by Massachusetts minimum wage law are all occupations, excluding professional service; outside sales work regularly performed away from employer's place of business; work by persons being rehabilitated or trained in charitable, educational or religious institutions and work by members of religious orders.