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Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Labor Standards -- Overtime for exempt employees

Some employees are exempt from Minnesota's overtime wages. The following is a partial list.

Employees exempt from Minnesota's overtime wages (partial list)

Executive, administrative or professional employees who meet the salary and duty requirements as defined by state and federal regulations.

An outside salesperson (someone who conducts no more than 20 percent of their work on the premise of the employer)
A salesperson, parts person or mechanic who works for a commercial vehicle dealership on a commission or incentive basis
Certain agricultural workers (minors employed as corn detasslers or hand field-workers with a parent or guardian are not exempt)


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