District Of Columbia Minimum Wage Calculator 2017

Use our calculator to discover the District Of Columbia Minimum Wage. The District Of Columbia Minimum Wage is the lowermost hourly rate that any employee in District Of Columbia can expect by law. There are legal minimum wages set by the federal government and the government of District Of Columbia. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour and the District Of Columbia minimum wage is $11.50 per hour. The law states that whichever is the higher applies to employers in that state.

District Of Columbia is one of the regions that has a minimum wage rule and ensures that their employers pay it. There are five states that do not. Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee do not.

The minimum wage in District Of Columbia means that a full-time worker can expect to earn the following sums as a minimum before tax. These assume a 40-hour working week:

  • $460.00 per working week
  • $1,993.33 per month
  • $23,920.00 per annum

These figures are approximate.

In addition, employees in District Of Columbia working over the 40 hours per week gain an entitlement to overtime. This must be at least one and one half times the regular hourly rate as a minimum. So, the overtime minimum wage in District Of Columbia is currently $17.25 per hour. There are some exemptions from overtime pay and these include seasonal; workers, independent contractors and some farm workers.

Note: The overtime pay is calculated as the money compensation for the hours an eligible employee works in a week. The FLSA (Fair Labor Standard Act) states that this must be 1.5 times their regular rate of hourly pay.

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Calculation Results:

The 2017 District Of Columbia State minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour
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To see the calculation for the District Of Columbia Minimum Wage Calculator please enter the details below. Once you have selected District Of Columbia then push 'Calculate' to see the results. You can choose another state to calculate minimum wage here.

How does the District Of Columbia Minimum Wage stack up?

The District Of Columbia Minimum Wage is set at $11.5 per hour, in comparison with the Federal Minimum Wage which is set at $7.25 per hour.