KS min wage rate 2014 Kansas State Minimum Wage Rate 2013, 2014

The 2014 Kansas Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour.

Kansas Minimum Wage 2014

KS Min Wage:

$7.25

The Kansas Minimum Wage is currently $7.25 per hour.
Kansas's minimum wage is the same as the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. The minimum wage will likely remain at $7.25 until the federal minimum wage is raised.
Please Note: Thirteen states have raised their minimum wage as of January 1, 2014. Make sure you know any new Kansas labor laws.

Kansas Minimum Wage Laws


What is the Kansas Minimum Wage?

The Kansas Minimum Wage is the lowest hourly wage that an employee working in Kansas can legally be paid. Both Kansas and the federal government have set a legal minimum wage - Kansas's is $7.25 per hour, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. Federal law states that the applicable minimum wage is whichever minimum wage is higher.


Kansas Labor Laws

The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

Kansas Minimum Wage Exemptions

Certain occupations and employees are exempt from Kansas and Federal Minimum Wage regulations, including tipped workers, students in high school and college, and certain disabled workers (with a certificate from the Kansas Department of Labor). Read more about exceptions from Kansas minimum wage law External Link.

How much do Kansas Minimum Wage employees earn?

Full time minimum wage workers in Kansas earn a total of $290.00 per week and approximately $15,080.00 per year (based on a 8 hour days and a 260-day work year) before taxes. The federal poverty threshold for a household of two is $14,570 per year.

Kansas Overtime Wage Law

All Kansas employees working over 40 hours in a work week are entitled an overtime wage of at least 1.5 times their regular hourly pay rate - therefore, the overtime minimum wage in KS is $10.88 per hour. In addition, Kansas law requires all employees working over 0 hours in a single day to be paid overtime.
Some workers or employers are exempt from overtime law including independant contractors, seasonal workers, and some farm workers. Contact the Kansas Department of Labor for details.

Kansas Department of Labor Information

If your employer is paying you less then the Kansas minimum wage, if you believe you are owed back wages for unpaid overtime, or your employer is otherwise violating Kansas or Federal labor law, the Kansas Department of Labor is there to help you.

Call your local office of the Kansas Department of Labor, and and they will advocate on your behalf to ensure your employer becomes compliant and you receive any necessary backwages or compensation. Be sure to have recent paystubs, timesheets, employment contracts, and other important documents on hand when you call.

KS Department of Labor
Kansas Department of Labor
401 Topeka Blvd
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3182
Tel. (785) 296-5000

Kansas Labor Law Posters

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all employers in Kansas to display the 2014 Kansas Minimum Wage poster along with additional labor law compliance posters in a conspicuous place for all employees to read, such as a hallway or breakroom. Failure to display all required labor law posters can result in a fine.
Kansas Minimum Wage & Labor Law Poster

Kansas All-In-One Labor Law Poster

This professional Kansas labor law poster includes all of the posters needed to satisfy both Kansas and Federal minimum wage and labor law regulations.

This poster has been updated for 2014, including the recent FMLA poster update. Professionally printed and laminated.

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Notice to all employers: Thirteen states have new minimum wages as of January 2014. Please make sure you have the most up-to-date version of your labor law posters.
Free labor law posters: Basic PDF copies of the Federal Minimum Wage posters can be downloaded from the Department of Labor with the links provided below. Please note that additional posters are also required by Federal and Kansas law. A professional poster including all required postings can be purchased through the link provided above.
Free Kansas Minimum Wage Posters

Minimum Wage Jobs in Kansas

With the current state of the economy, a large amount of the new jobs being created in Kansas are entry-level, minimum wage positions. Full time, part time, and seasonal minimum wage jobs in Kansas External Link can be found through local employment listings or a local job search site. You can use the search box below to find current job listings in your area.
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