State Minimum Wage Rates

The chart below indicates the history of both Federal, and State minimum wage rate changes up to the upcoming rate changes in 2020. Minimum wage rates most often change based on the CPI (Consumer Price Index). Employers are required to abide by minimum wage laws as determined by the State & Federal Laws.

Attention: 2020 has Minimum Wage Updates across 15 States Effective January 1st, 2020.

Employers of all sizes are required to post updated Labor Law Posters that reflect the new minimum wages, whether or not you any portion of your employees minimum wages. Chose your state below to purchase the All in One State & Federal Labor Law Poster that contains all required posters for employers, including the updated minimum wage poster.

In addition, business operating in specific cities have additional City Minimum Wage Updates, and are also required to post updated City Labor Law Posters to reflect minimum wage changes.

Note: The rates below are for general informational purposes only and should not be used as legal or professional advice. Please contact your local state agency for more information regarding your State Minimum Wage.

Federal Minimum Wage Information


  • $5.15 - Sept. 1, 1997
  • $5.85 - July 24, 2007
  • $6.55 - July 24, 2008
  • $7.25 - July 24, 2009

State Minimum Wage Rates

State 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020  
Alabama $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Alaska $7.25 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $8.75 $9.75 $9.80 $9.84 $9.89 $10.19 Buy Now
Arizona $7.25 $7.25 $7.35 $7.65 $7.80 $7.90 $8.05 $8.05 $10.00 $10.50 $11.00 $12.00 Buy Now
Arkansas $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.50 $8.00 $8.50 $8.50 $9.25 $10.00 Buy Now
California $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $10.00 $10.50 $11.00 $12.00 $13.00 1 Buy Now
Colorado $7.28 $7.24 $7.36 $7.64 $7.78 $8.00 $8.23 $8.31 $9.30 $10.20 $11.10 $12.00 Buy Now
Connecticut $8.00 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.70 $9.15 $9.60 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 $11.00 Buy Now
Delaware $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.75 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.75 $9.25 Buy Now
District of Columbia $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $9.50 $10.50 $11.50 $12.50 $13.25 $14.00 $15.00 Buy Now
Florida $7.25 $7.25 $7.31 $7.67 $7.79 $7.93 $8.05 $8.05 $8.10 $8.25 $8.46 $8.56 Buy Now
Georgia $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Hawaii $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.75 $8.50 $9.25 $10.10 $10.10 $10.10 Buy Now
Idaho $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Illinois $8.00 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $10.00 Buy Now
Indiana $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Iowa $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Kansas $2.65 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Kentucky $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Louisiana $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Maine $7.25 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $9.00 $10.00 $11.00 $12.00 Buy Now
Maryland $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $8.75 $9.25 $10.10 $10.10 $11.00 Buy Now
Massachusetts $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $9.00 $10.00 $11.00 $11.00 $12.00 $12.75 Buy Now
Michigan $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $8.15 $8.15 $8.50 $8.90 $9.25 $9.45 $9.65 Buy Now
Minnesota $6.15 $6.15 $6.15 $6.15 $6.15 $8.00 $9.00 $9.50 $9.50 $9.65 $9.86 $10.00 2 Buy Now
Mississippi $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Missouri $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.35 $7.50 $7.65 $7.65 $7.70 $7.85 $8.60 $9.45 Buy Now
Montana $7.25 $7.25 $7.35 $7.65 $7.65 $7.90 $8.05 $8.05 $8.15 $8.30 $8.50 $8.65 Buy Now
Nebraska $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 Buy Now
Nevada $7.55 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $9.00 Buy Now
New Hampshire $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
New Jersey $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.25 $8.38 $8.38 $8.44 $8.60 $10.00 $11.00 Buy Now
New Mexico $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $9.00 Buy Now
New York $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $8.75 $9.00 $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.80 3 Buy Now
North Carolina $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
North Dakota $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Ohio $7.30 $7.30 $7.40 $7.70 $7.85 $7.95 $8.10 $8.10 $8.15 $8.30 $8.55 $8.70 Buy Now
Oklahoma $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Oregon $8.40 $8.40 $8.50 $8.80 $8.95 $9.10 $9.25 $9.75 $10.75 $10.75 $11.25 TBD Buy Now
Pennsylvania $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Puerto Rico $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 $6.55 Buy Now
Rhode Island $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.75 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.60 $10.10 $10.50 $10.50 Buy Now
South Carolina $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
South Dakota $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.50 $8.50 $8.65 $8.65 $9.10 $9.30 Buy Now
Tennessee $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Texas $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Utah $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Vermont $8.06 $8.06 $8.15 $8.46 $8.60 $8.73 $9.15 $9.60 $10.00 $10.50 $10.78 $10.96 Buy Now
Virginia $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Washington $8.55 $8.55 $8.67 $9.04 $9.19 $9.32 $9.47 $9.47 $11.00 $11.50 $12.00 $13.50 Buy Now
West Virginia $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 Buy Now
Wisconsin $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
Wyoming $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 Buy Now
 

1 Listed rate is for employers in California with 26 or more employees. Employers in California with 25 or less employees will have a minimum wage of $11.00 per hour.
2 Listed rate is for large employers. Small employers will have a minimum wage of $8.15 per hour. The 90-day training wage and youth wage will also be $8.15 per hour.
3 Listed rate is for most employers in New York State. The minimum wage for New York City will be $15.00 for all businesses. The minimum wage for Long Island and Westchester Counties will be $13.00.

* Based on information gathered from the Department of Labor.

 

City/County Minimum Wage Rates

 
State City/County Current Minimum Wage Effective Date Anticipated Increase Increase Date Purchase
AZ Flagstaff $13.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Belmont $15.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Berkeley $16.07 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Cupertino $15.35 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Daly City $13.75 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA El Cerrito $15.37 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Fremont
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 $15.00 Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Fremont
(25 or less employees)
$13.50 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Los Altos $15.40 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Los Angeles
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Los Angeles
(25 or less employees)
$14.25 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Malibu
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Malibu
(25 or less employees)
$14.25 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Mountain View $16.05 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Oakland $14.40 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Palo Alto $15.40 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Pasadena
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Pasadena
(25 or less employees)
$14.25 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Redwood $15.38 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Richmond $15.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA San Diego $13.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA San Leandro $15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA San Mateo $15.38 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Santa Clara $15.40 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Santa Monica
(25 or less employees)
$14.25 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Santa Monica
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Sunnyvale $16.05 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Santa Rosa
(26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jul 01, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
CA Santa Rosa
(25 or fewer employees)
$14.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
CA Novato
(Very Large Business (100+ employees))
$15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Novato
(Large Business (26-99 employees))
$14.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Novato
(Small Business (1-25 employees))
$13.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA San Francisco $16.07 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Alameda $15.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Emeryville $16.84 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Milpitas $15.40 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA San Jose $15.25 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Sonoma
(Large Employers)
$13.50 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Sonoma
(Small Employers)
$12.50 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Menlo Park $15.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
CA Petaluma
(Organizations with 25 or less employees)
$14.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
CA Petaluma
(Organizations with 26 or more employees)
$15.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
CO Denver $12.85 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
IL Chicago
(Large Employers (21 or more employees))
$14.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
IL Cook County $13.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
IL Chicago
(Small Employers (4 to 20 employees))
$13.50 Jul 02, 2020 TBD Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
MD Montgomery County
(51 or more employees)
$14.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
MD Montgomery County
(11 to 50 employees)
$13.25 Jul 02, 2019 TBD TBD Buy Now
MD Montgomery County
(10 or less employees)
$13.00 Jul 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
MD Prince George's County $11.50 Oct 01, 2018 TBD TBD Buy Now
ME Portland $12.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
MN Minneapolis
(Large Business (More than 100 Employees))
$13.25 Jul 02, 2020 $14.25 Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
MN Minneapolis
(Small Business (100 or Fewer Employees))
$11.75 Jul 02, 2020 $12.50 Jul 02, 2021 Buy Now
NM Albuquerque
(without benefits)
$9.35 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
NM Bernalillo County $9.20 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
NM Las Cruces $10.25 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
NM Santa Fe $12.10 Mar 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
NY Long Island & Westchester Counties $13.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
NY New York City
(11 or more employees)
$15.00 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
OR Non-Urban Counties $11.00 Jul 01, 2019 TBD TBD Buy Now
WA Seattle
(501 or more employees)
$16.39 Jan 02, 2020 TBD Jan 02, 2021 Buy Now
WA Seatac $16.34 Jan 02, 2020 TBD TBD Buy Now
 
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