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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

State Minimum Wage and Overtime Coverage of Non-Publicly Employed Companions

States’ regulations vary as to whether they extend minimum wage and overtime provisions to in-home care workers. Of the 21 states and the District of Columbia that extend minimum wage to at least some in-home care workers, 12 have a state minimum wage that is higher than the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

Select a state from the map below to view a summary of its minimum wage and overtime coverage for in-home care workers.