1. Money
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Minimum Age to Work in Pennsylvania

Minimum Age to Work in Pennsylvania

By

Federal child labor laws state that the minimum age to work is 14 (with some exceptions).

However, child labor laws in each state may also indicate the minimum age to work and which permits are needed. When there is a conflict between federal and state laws, the more restrictive law will apply.

Here is an overview of the requirements for children to work in each state. For specific laws and rules, visit the state labor website.

State: Pennsylvania

Child employment certificate needed to work: Required by Pennsylvania state law for kids under age 18.

Where to obtain employment certificate: Provided by the school.

Age certificate needed to work: Not required.

State Labor Website: Pennsylvania State Labor Website

Requirements for other states: Minimum age to work by state.

  1. About.com
  2. Money
  3. Kids & Money
  4. Jobs for Kids
  5. Minimum Age to Work in Pennsylvania

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.