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Minimum Wage Tipped Workers: $9.32

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


Washington's minimum wage applies to workers in both agriculture and non-agriculture jobs. A lot of workers  are protected (or "covered") by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA ) for their minimum wage, but there are exemptions. Read more about:

Violations Minimum Wage

If you want to file a complaint you can contact your local Wage and Hour Division Office, or you can call the toll-free help line 1-866-4UWWAGE (1-866-487-92430). The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries has also online forms available to file a workplace rights complaint. Download the forms here.


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

Minimum Wage Young Workers: $7.92

Washington's minimum wage is $9.32 per hour, but workers who are 14 or 15 years old may be paid 85% of the adult minimum wage, or $7.92.

Full Time Minimum Wage: $372.80 pw

$372.80 per week, or $19,385.60 per year working 40 hours per week and 52 weeks a year.

Minimum Wage Trainees, Internship: $9.32

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.

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.

Find here: Jobs that don't require overtime pay

Registered nurses (RN's) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's) who work on an hourly basis in acute care hospitals and some limited long-term-care setting cannot be required to work overtime in excess of the established schedules or agreed-upon work week. Attempts to compel or force employees to work overtime are prohibited, except under unforseen emergency sitatuations. Employees may choose to work overtime voluntary.

See more at Workplace rights Washington

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