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Minimum Wage: Maryland

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Authors: Meredith S. Campbell and Fred S. Sommer, Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.

Updating Author: Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Maryland's minimum wage is currently $15.00 per hour. See Minimum Wage.
  • Employers may claim employees' tips and/or board and lodging they provide as a credit against the minimum wage. See Tip Credit and Credit for Board and Lodging.
  • An employer may pay 85% of the minimum wage to employees under the age of 18. See Subminimum Wage.
  • Localities including Howard County, Montgomery County and Prince George's County have requirements pertaining to the minimum wage. See Local Requirements.