Maryland law provides for numerous exemptions from the state overtime requirements:
Maryland law exempts anyone employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity from overtime pay requirements. Maryland follows the federal definitions for exempt executive, administrative, and professional employees.
Several occupations and industries are exempt from the provisions of Maryland's law, including (MD Code Sec. 3-415):
• Outside commissioned salespeople
• Certain computer professionals who meet the federal salary and duties tests for exemption
• Employees of certain seasonal amusement or recreational establishments
• Employees covered by the Motor Carrier Act or Part 1 of the Interstate Commerce Act