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Minimum Wage: Connecticut

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Scott E. Schaffer, Schaffer Law, LLC


  • Connecticut's minimum wage is $15.69 per hour. Connecticut regulations also establish minimum requirements for employees who are not paid strictly on an hourly basis. See Minimum Wage.
  • Employers may count employees' tips as a part of the minimum wage as long as certain requirements are met. See Tip Credit.
  • Employers may deduct employees' wages below the minimum wage under certain circumstances. See Deductions Below the Minimum Wage.
  • Subminimum wages are permitted for certain minors, apprentices and employees with disabilities. See Subminimum Wages.