New Mexico Overtime Law

New Mexico Minimum Wage Law

The New Mexico State minimum wage is $7.50 per hour effective January 1, 2009.


Every New Mexico employer must keep true and accurate records of hours worked and wages paid for each employee. These records must be kept on file for at least one year after the entry has been made.

New Mexico Overtime Law

Under the New Mexico Overtime Law, a New Mexico employer can require an employee to work overtime but must pay the rate of time-and-a-half the regular rate of the employee's pay for over 40 hours in a seven-day period.

To learn more about New Mexico Wage and Hour Law and New Mexico Overtime Law visit the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions at

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