Check out these excellent employment opportunities for your teenager

Check out these excellent employment opportunities for your teenager

Jobs that hire 14 and 15-year-old teens aren’t as hard to come by as you might think. You just need to find accurate information about the job you need and its characteristics. 

Whether they want to save for a car, put away money for college, or learn the value of a hard-earned dollar, your kids may be able to apply for a job with these companies that are known to hire teenagers as young as fourteen.

Fourteen is the minimum hiring age for non-agricultural employment

Laws that affect the hiring of younger teens

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, fourteen is the minimum hiring age for non-agricultural employment with limits on the number of hours minors can work and the types of jobs they can perform.

For 14 and 15-year-old employees, all work must be performed outside of school hours and they may not work:

Teens must generally be paid the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour

Do you have or know of a mature and motivated 14 or 15-year-old teen hoping to earn some extra spending money? Think outside the babysitting box with these companies that hire young teens!

Although some exceptions may apply, teens must generally be paid the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour (but this will depend on what they do and where they work). 

AMC Theaters

Hires ushers and concession workers 14 and older at select locations.

Boston Market

Hires team members 15 and older.

Chick-fil-A

Hires team members 14 and older at select locations.

Culver’s

Hires team members 14 and older at select locations.

Dairy Queen

Select locations hire team members 14 and older.

Fareway

Hires team members 14 and older for the Grocery Department.

Giant Foods

Many of their locations will hire workers as young as 14.

Kroger & affiliates

Hires baggers or stockers with a proper work permit as young as 14.

McDonald’s

Select locations hire crew members as young as 14.

Palace Entertainment

Hires team members 14 and older for positions in Park Services, Admissions, Food & Beverage Cashier, and Parking Attendant.

Publix

Hires cashiers, service desk clerks, and floral clerks 14 and older.

Rita’s Italian Ice

Hires treat team members 14 and older.

Six Flags

Hires young teens for part-time work as a skill game operator or to fill roles in food or ice cream trucks.

Starbucks

The minimum age requirement is 16 except in Montana, where select locations may hire team members 14 and older.

Taco Bell

Some independently owned locations hire team members 14 and older.

Wendy’s

Some locations may hire as young as 14 for cashier and cleaning positions.

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