Child labor Laws

At What Age a Child Can Work

The rules on overtime and limits of employers when they hire young people under 18 years. States may also enact their own limitations on hours and types of work that teenagers can perform and that is stricter limitations apply. Teenagers in Florida have federal and state limits that apply to times when they have a job.

Working Hours Of adolescents

When school is in session, 16- and 17 may work up to 30 hours a week. There are no limitations on the state or federal level to limit the number of hours when school is not active. Teens who are 14 and 15 years old are limited to 15 hours a week when school is in activities and when school is not, are limited to no more than 8 hours per day or 40 hours a week.

The Salary Of An Teenager


  • The minimum wage for employees aged 16 and 18 of age is the same as for adults,$9.47 per hour.


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