South Carolina Minimum Wage Laws – 2022


Minimum wage

South Carolina has not established a state minimum wage rate. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the minimum wage set forth in that law would typically apply. Currently, the federal minimum wage is $7.25.


Tip minimum wage

South Carolina does not have minimum wage or overtime laws and, thus, has not established a tipped minimum wage. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for tipped wages set forth in that law typically apply.


Tip pooling and sharing

South Carolina does not have minimum wage or overtime laws and, thus, has not established a rules regarding tip or gratuity pooling. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for tip or gratuity pooling set forth in that law typically apply.


Subminimum wage

Employees with disabilities

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to employees with disabilities. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for wage rates for employees with disabilities set forth in that law typically apply.


Trainees

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to trainees. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for wage rates for trainees set forth in that law typically apply.


Apprentices

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to apprentices. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for minimum wage rates for apprentices set forth in that law typically apply.


Learners

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to learners. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for minimum wage rates for learners set forth in that law typically apply.


Student learners

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to student learners. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for minimum wage rates for student learners set forth in that law typically apply.


Student workers

South Carolina does not have minimum wage laws and, thus, does not address subminimum wage rates employers may pay to student workers. Because most employers and employees in South Carolina are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards for minimum wage rates for student workers set forth in that law typically apply.


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