Under Washington state wage and hour laws, individuals employed in a bona fide administrative, executive, or professional capacity and who pass the salary level test are exempt from the overtime provisions of the law (WA Admin. Code Sec. 296-128-520; Sec. 296-128-510; and Sec. 296-128-530).
Many additional occupations and industries are exempted from the overtime provisions of the Washington law, including (WA Stat. Sec. 49.46.130):
• Casual laborers in and about a private home, unless work is in the course of employer's business
• Certain hand harvest laborers paid on a piece rate basis
• Individuals engaged in an educational, charitable, religious, state or local governmental body or agency, or nonprofit organization where the employer-employee relationship does not exist or where the services are rendered gratuitously
• Certain highly skilled computer system analysts, computer programmers, ...