Mississippi Minimum Wage Calculator 2017

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

Please note – The state of Mississippi has no legislation for minimum wage. This means that the federal minimum wage applies. Mississippi is one of 5 states that do not have a minimum wage set by the state authorities. In this case the federal minimum wage of $7.25 becomes law. This is the same in Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina and Tennessee

The minimum wage in Mississippi 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:

  • $290.00 per working week
  • $1,256.67 per month
  • $15,080.00 per annum

These figures are approximate.

In addition, employees in Mississippi 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 Mississippi is currently $10.88 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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MS Minimum Wage Calculator

Calculation Results:

The 2017 Mississippi State minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour
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How does the Mississippi Minimum Wage stack up?

The Mississippi Minimum Wage is set at $7.25 per hour, in comparison with the Federal Minimum Wage which is set at $7.25 per hour.