Minimum wage in North Carolina

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Current Minimum Wage in North Carolina

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Current Minimum Wage in North Carolina

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets the “floor” minimum wage for eligible workers in the U.S. But, many states and some local governments set their own minimum wage. Workers are entitled to be paid the highest minimum wage that applies where they work, whether it is set by federal, state, or local law. 

The minimum wage in North Carolina is the same as the federal minimum wage: $7.25 an hour. 

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