Maine law exempts from state overtime pay requirements anyone employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity earning an annual salary that is 3,000 times the state minimum wage. Neither state law nor regulations define these terms, so the definitions in the federal regulations apply. Exempt employees covered by both federal and state laws must pass the federal duties and salary test.
Several other occupations and industries are exempt from Maine's overtime provisions, including:
• Most agricultural workers, except employees of egg-processing facilities that have over 300,000 laying birds
• Certain drivers and driver’s helpers who are exempt from overtime under federal law if they are paid in a manner other than an hourly rate of pay
• Domestic workers in and about private homes
• Outside salespeople paid by commission
• Employees of public-supported and educational nonprofit organizations, except political bodies
• Counselors at children's summer camps
• Students under the age of 19 working during school vacations at certain summer ...