NH min wage rate 2018 New Hampshire State Minimum Wage Rate 2017, 2018

The 2024 New Hampshire Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour.

New Hampshire Minimum Wage 2024

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The New Hampshire Minimum Wage is currently $7.25 per hour.
New Hampshire'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: Eighteen states have raised their minimum wage as of January 1, 2018. Make sure you know any new New Hampshire labor laws.

New Hampshire Minimum Wage Laws

What is the New Hampshire Minimum Wage?

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

New Hampshire Labor Laws

New Hampshire Minimum Wage Exemptions

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

How much do New Hampshire Minimum Wage employees earn?

Full time minimum wage workers in New Hampshire 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.

New Hampshire Overtime Wage Law

All New Hampshire 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 NH is $10.88 per hour. In addition, New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire Department of Labor for details.

New Hampshire Department of Labor Information

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

Call your local office of the New Hampshire 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.

New Hampshire Labor Law Posters

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

New Hampshire All-In-One Labor Law Poster

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

Minimum Wage Jobs in New Hampshire

With the current state of the economy, a large amount of the new jobs being created in New Hampshire are entry-level, minimum wage positions. Full time, part time, and seasonal minimum wage jobs in New Hampshire 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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Free New Hampshire job listings service provided by JobsAre.us External Link