Nevada minimum wage update

Effective July 1, 2021, the minimum wage rate in Nevada is $8.75 per hour if the employee is offered qualifying health benefits (lower tier) and $9.75 per hour if the employee is not offered qualifying health benefits (higher tier).

Nevada’s minimum wage will continue to increase annually on July 1 through 2024, until it eventually reaches $11.00 per hour if the employee is offered qualifying health benefits and $12.00 per hour if the employee is not offered qualifying health benefits.

Employees in Nevada that earn more than one and one-half times the minimum wage for both tiers of employees are eligible for overtime pay at one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.

Employees in Nevada that earn less than one and one-half times the minimum wage for both tiers of employees are entitled to overtime pay at one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week, plus overtime pay at one and one-half times their regular rate for working more than 8 hours in a 24-hour period.

For more information, please see the state of Nevada minimum wage bulletin here >

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