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The 2024 Nevada Minimum Wage is $8.25 per hour.

Nevada Minimum Wage 2024

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The Nevada Minimum Wage is currently $8.25 per hour.
The Nevada Minimum Wage is greater than the Federal Minimum Wage of $7.25 per hour, so employees in Nevada are entitled to the higher minimum wage of $8.25 per hour.
Please Note: Eighteen states have raised their minimum wage as of January 1, 2018. Make sure you know any new Nevada labor laws.

Nevada Minimum Wage Laws

What is the Nevada Minimum Wage?

The Nevada Minimum Wage is the lowest hourly wage that an employee working in Nevada can legally be paid. Both Nevada and the federal government have set a legal minimum wage - Nevada's is $8.25 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.

Nevada Labor Laws

Nevada Minimum Wage Exemptions

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

How much do Nevada Minimum Wage employees earn?

Full time minimum wage workers in Nevada earn a total of $330.00 per week and approximately $17,160.00 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.

Nevada Overtime Wage Law

All Nevada 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 NV is $12.38 per hour. In addition, Nevada law requires all employees working over 8 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 Nevada Department of Labor for details.

Nevada Department of Labor Information

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

Call your local office of the Nevada 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.

Nevada Labor Law Posters

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all employers in Nevada to display the 2024 Nevada 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.
Nevada Minimum Wage & Labor Law Poster

Nevada All-In-One Labor Law Poster

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

This poster has been updated for 2018, including the recent FMLA poster update. Professionally printed and laminated.

Notice to all employers: Eighteen states have new minimum wages as of January 2018. 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 Nevada law. A professional poster including all required postings can be purchased through the link provided above.
Free Nevada Minimum Wage Posters

Minimum Wage Jobs in Nevada

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