Employees in New York are entitled to receive at least an hourly Minimum Wage rate.
To help you learn what wage you should be earning, use the New York State Department of Labor Minimum Wage Lookup Tool.
Minimum wage rules in New York State vary by industry. If you are a home care aide, domestic worker, farmworker, airport worker, or work in the Building Service or Hospitality industries, special rules may apply. Special rates apply for some tipped workers. Also, some employers can reduce your pay up to certain amounts, for example, if they provide you meals or lodging.
Minimum wage rules in New York State vary by region. The minimum wage rate is based on where an employee performs work, NOT on the office location.
You may be entitled to extra pay, in addition to the hourly minimum wage, including:
In addition, employers must: