TX min wage rate 2014 Texas State Minimum Wage Rate 2013, 2014

The 2014 Texas Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour.

Texas Minimum Wage 2014

TX Min Wage:

$7.25

The Texas Minimum Wage is currently $7.25 per hour.
Texas'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 Texas labor laws.

Texas Minimum Wage Laws


What is the Texas Minimum Wage?

The Texas Minimum Wage is the lowest hourly wage that an employee working in Texas can legally be paid. Both Texas and the federal government have set a legal minimum wage - Texas'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.


Texas Labor Laws

The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The Texas State minimum wage law does not contain current dollar minimums. Instead the State adopts the Federal minimum wage rate by reference.

Texas Minimum Wage Exemptions

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

How much do Texas Minimum Wage employees earn?

Full time minimum wage workers in Texas 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.

Texas Overtime Wage Law

All Texas 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 TX is $10.88 per hour. In addition, Texas 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 Texas Department of Labor for details.

Texas Department of Labor Information

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

Call your local office of the Texas 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.

TX Department of Labor
DOL, Austin Office
101 E 15th Room 330
Austin, TX 78701
Tel. 512-463-3642

Texas Labor Law Posters

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all employers in Texas to display the 2014 Texas 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.
Texas Minimum Wage & Labor Law Poster

Texas All-In-One Labor Law Poster

This professional Texas labor law poster includes all of the posters needed to satisfy both Texas 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 Texas law. A professional poster including all required postings can be purchased through the link provided above.
Free Texas Minimum Wage Posters

Minimum Wage Jobs in Texas

With the current state of the economy, a large amount of the new jobs being created in Texas are entry-level, minimum wage positions. Full time, part time, and seasonal minimum wage jobs in Texas 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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