What is the minimum wage in Maine?

The minimum wage in Maine is currently $7.25 an hour. It will increase to $7.50 an hour on October 1, 2009. Tipped employees can be paid one­half the minimum hourly wage. However, if this rate plus tips does not average at least the minimum wage, the employer must pay the difference.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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