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Minimum Wage: Texas

Minimum Wage requirements for other states

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

Author: Cory Halliburton, Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C.


  • Texas' minimum wage rate is tied to the federal minimum wage rate, which is currently $7.25 an hour. See Minimum Wage.
  • Employees' tips and the cost of meals and lodging may be applied to employers' minimum wage obligations. See Tip Credit and Credit for Meals and Lodging.