What is the Massachusetts Minimum Wage in 2023?
Understanding the Massachusetts Minimum Wage
Minimum wage in Massachusetts is $15.00 per hour starting in 2023. If you are a tipped employee, you may be paid a lower minimum wage of $6.75 per hour, as long as your combined wages and tips bring you at least to $15.00. If you do not receive sufficient tips to reach that amount, your employer is required to make up the difference.
These increases are part of a five year plan that was passed in 2018 to gradually bring the minimum wage to $15.00. The hourly rate has gone up a little each year, with 2023 as the final year.
There are no further scheduled increases in the minimum wage at this time.
Learn more here about minimum wage in Massachusetts.
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