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Minimum Wage: South Carolina

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • South Carolina does not have a minimum wage law. As a result, employers should follow the federal minimum wage. See Minimum Wage.
  • By August 1, 2024, employers must pay employees the full federal minimum wage, regardless of subminimum wages authorized under federal law. See Subminimum Wages.