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Oregon's minimum wage is adjusted annually based on changes in inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Full Time Minimum Wage: $370.00 pw

$74 per day

$370 per week

$19,240 per year working 40 hours per week and 52 weeks a year.

Minimum Wage Trainees, Internship: $9.25

Interns or trainees in the for-profit private sector who are qualifying more as employees than as trainees must be paid at least the minimum wage and overtime compensation for more then 40 hours worked in a workweek.

Read more via the next link about Minimum Wage Internships.

Minimum Wage Tipped Workers: $9.25

Oregon's state law doesn't allow tip credit.

Oregon Minimum Wage Coverage-Exemptions

A lot of Oregon's workers  are protected (or "covered") by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA ) for their minimum wage, but there are exemptions. Read more about:

FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE: $7.25 per hour

Where Federal and state law have different minimum wage rates, the higher standard applies.

Portland Raises Minimum Wage City Workers

The Portland City Council voted unanimously to raise the minimum wage for about 173 full-time city workers and contractors to $15 per hour. Most of the affected workers are janitors, parking attendants, and security workers paid by contractors who are subject to the amended Fair Wage policy. Workers who won’t be covered include 1,800 seasonal and part-time employees mostly working for the Parks Bureau, many of whom have a capped number of hours they can work each year, often making their part-time status involuntary.

Multnomah County employees

Jan. 1, 2015: $13 per hour

July 1, 2015: $14 per hour

July 1, 2016: $15 per hour

for Multnomah County employees, including temporary and on-call workers.

Source: KGW.com

Overtime Pay Oregon

Overtime Pay Oregon: $13.875 per hour
Overtime pay is the cash compensation for the hours eligible employees work in excess of 40 hours in a workweek (a workweek = 7x24= 168 hours). The overtime pay rate is one and one-half (1.5) times the regular working hour rate of pay.