New York Minimum Wage Poster

Governor Cuomo signed legislation enacting a statewide $15 minimum wage increase as part of the 2016-2017 state budget.  The Minimum Wage rates are scheduled to increase each year on December 31st until they reach $15.00 per hour.

The first series of wage increases went into effect on December 31, 2016, and rates will differ based on region and industry. Here’s a general breakdown:

Location 12/31/16 12/31/17 12/31/18 12/31/19 12/31/20 2021*
NYC – Big Employers (of 11 or more) $11.00 $13.00 $15.00 TBA TBA TBA
NYC – Small Employers (10 or less) $10.50 $12.00 $13.50 $15.00 TBA TBA
Long Island & Westchester $10.00 $11.00 $12.00 $13.00 $14.00 $15.00
Remainder of New York State Workers $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.80 $12.50 *

Minimum wages are also broken out by geographic area and general industry and are different for the following industries:

  • Miscellaneous
  • Hospitality
  • Building Services
  • Farm Workers
  • Apparel
  • Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Industries

New York City  (large employers with 11 or more employees)

  • $13.00 per hour – Overtime of $19.50 per hour after 40 hours of work

New York City (small employers with 10 or less employees)

  • $12.00 per hour – Overtime of $18.00 per hour after 40 hours of work

Long Island

  • $11.00 per hour – Overtime of $16.50 per hour after 40 hours of work

Remaining NY Cities

  • $10.40 per hour – Overtime of $15.60 per hour after 40 hours of work

Hospitality Industry

New York City (large employers with 11 or more employees)

  • $13.00 per hour – Fast Food $13.50

New York City  (small employers with 10 or less employees)

  • $12.00 per hour – Fast Food $13.50

Long Island

  • $11.00 per hour – Fast Food $11.75

Remaining NY Cities

  • $10.40 per hour – Fast Food $11.75

Building Services, Apparel and Farm Industries

New York City (large employers with 11 or more employees)

  • $13.00 per hour

New York City  (small employers with 10 or less employees)

  • $12.00 per hour

Long Island

  • $11.00 per hour

Remaining NY Cities

  • $10.40 per hour

It’s mandatory for all New York employers to post an updated Minimum Wage Information poster requirements in a highly visible area of the office, like break or lunch rooms.  

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*Source: https://www.labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/workprot/minwage.shtm

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