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Minimum Wage Rate in Wyoming (WY)

  • Effective April 1, 2001, Wyoming's minimum wage rate is $5.15 per hour and $2.13 per hour for tipped employees.
  • Employers subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act must comply with the federal minimum wage requirement of $7.25 per hour, as of July 24, 2009.

    Special Note Regarding Tipped Employees: A tipped employee customarily and regularly receives more than $30 per month in tips. If the employee's tips and the cash wage do not equal the minimum wage, the employer must make up the difference.

For More Information

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
Labor Standards Office
1510 E. Pershing Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7261

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