I would never work for a store that treats their employees like a garbage.
—Summer to Cricket

Minimum Wage is the sixth episode in Season 3 of School of Rock. It premiered on August 12, 2017, to 1.00 million viewers.[1]


Summer tries to get a job at her favorite store in the mall to earn money for a new phone, but the job is offered to Tomika instead.


Main Cast

Minor Cast

Guest Cast

Absent Cast


  • Jama Williamson, who portrays Principal Mullins, makes her second absence in Season 3.
  • JoJo Siwa, who plays Audrey, makes her first appearance in this episode. She makes her second in Not Afraid making her a minor character.
  • This episode aired right after JoJo Siwa's  ‘JoJo Siwa: My World Tour’.
  • This is the first episode where Tomika and Summer have a fallout. This is similar to a Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn episode, where Dawn and Mae have a fallout.
  • Summer, Tomika, Freddy, and Lawrence get their first jobs.
    • They all quit their jobs before the episode ends.
  • It is revealed that, Summer has been taking guitar lessons from Mr. Finn for weeks.
  • Summer and Tomika's friendship song is "You're My Best Friend" by Queen. They (and Lawrence) perform it at different points in the episode.
  • The title is a reference to "Minimum Wage" by The Expendables.
  • This is the last episode to air before the Season 3 mini-hiatus begun. The hiatus lasted for three months, after the next episode, Heroes and Villains, aired on November 18, 2017.
  • This is the second episode, in Season 3, where Tomika has a fallout with one or more of her friends.


  • "You're My Best Friend" by Queen



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