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State & Federal 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 Complete 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

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State 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020  
Alabama $6.55 $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 $7.15 $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 $6.90 $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 $6.25 $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 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $10.00 $10.50 $11.00 $12.00 $13.001 Buy Now
Colorado $7.02 $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 $7.65 $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 $7.15 $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 $7.55 $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 $6.79 $7.25 $7.25 $7.31 $7.67 $7.79 $7.93 $8.05 $8.05 $8.10 $8.25 $8.46 TBD Buy Now
Georgia $6.55 $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 $7.25 $7.75 $8.50 $9.25 $10.10 $10.10 TBD Buy Now
Idaho $6.55 $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 $7.75 $8.00 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $9.25 Buy Now
Indiana $6.55 $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 $7.25 Buy Now
Kansas $6.55 $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 $6.55 $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 $6.55 $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 $7.25 $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 $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 $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 $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 $6.15 $8.00 $9.00 $9.50 $9.50 $9.65 $9.86 $10.002 Buy Now
Mississippi $6.55 $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 $6.65 $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 $6.55 $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 $6.55 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 TBD Buy Now
Nevada $6.85 $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 $7.25 Buy Now
New Jersey $7.15 $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 $6.50 $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 $7.15 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $8.00 $8.75 $9.00 $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.803 Buy Now
North Carolina $6.55 $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 $6.55 $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 $7.00 $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 $6.55 $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 $7.95 $8.40 $8.40 $8.50 $8.80 $8.95 $9.10 $9.25 $9.75 $10.25 $10.75 $11.25 $11.254 Buy Now
Pennsylvania $7.15 $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 $6.55 Buy Now
Rhode Island $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.40 $7.75 $8.00 $9.00 $9.00 $9.60 $10.10 $10.50 TBD Buy Now
South Carolina $6.55 $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 $6.55 $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 $5.58 $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 $6.55 $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 $6.55 $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 $7.68 $8.06 $8.06 $8.15 $8.46 $8.60 $8.73 $9.15 $9.60 $10.00 $10.50 $10.75 $10.96 Buy Now
Virginia $6.55 $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 $8.07 $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 $7.25 $8.00 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 TBD Buy Now
Wisconsin $6.50 $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 $6.55 $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 $12.00 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.
4 Listed rate is the standard minimum wage. Portland Metro region minimum wage is $12.50 per hour and Nonurban Counties have a minimum wage of $11.00 per hour.

* Based on information gathered from the Department of Labor.

 

City/County Minimum Wage Rates

 
State City/County Current Minimum Wage Effective Date Anticipated Increase Effective Date Purchase
AZ Flagstaff $12.00 1/1/2019 $13.00 1/1/2020 Buy Now
CA Alameda $13.50 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Belmont $13.50 1/1/2019 $15.00 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Berkeley $15.59 7/1/2019 $15.59 + CPI 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Cupertino $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Daly City $12.00 2/13/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  El Cerrito $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Emeryville $16.30 7/1/2019 TBD TBD Buy Now
  Fremont
(26 or more employees)
$13.50 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Fremont
(25 or less employees)
$11.00 7/1/2019 $13.50 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Los Altos $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Los Angeles
(26 or more employees)
$14.25 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Los Angeles
(25 or less employees)
$13.25 7/1/2019 $14.25 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Malibu
(26 or more employees)
$14.25 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Malibu
(25 or less employees)
$13.25 7/1/2019 $14.25 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Milpitas $15.00 7/1/2019 TBD 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Mountain View $15.65 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Oakland $13.80 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Palo Alto $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Pasadena
(26 or more employees)
$14.25 7/1/2019 TBD 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Pasadena
(25 or less employees)
$13.25 7/1/2019 TBD 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Redwood $13.50 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Richmond $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  San Diego $12.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  San Francisco $15.59 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  San Jose $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  San Leandro $14.00 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  San Mateo $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Santa Clara $15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Santa Monica
(25 or fewer employees)
$13.25 7/1/2019 $14.25 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Santa Monica
(26 or more employees)
$14.25 7/1/2019 $15.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Sunnyvale $15.65 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
IL Chicago $13.00 7/1/2019 TBD 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Cook County $12.00 7/1/2019 $13.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
IA Johnson City $10.25 1/1/2019 TBD TBD  
  Linn City $10.25 1/1/2019 TBD TBD  
  Polk City $10.75 1/1/2019 TBD TBD  
  Wapello $10.10 1/1/2019 TBD TBD  
ME Portland $11.11 1/1/2019 TBD TBD Buy Now
MD Montgomery County
(51 or more employees)
$13.00 7/1/2019 $14.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Montgomery County
(11 to 50 employees)
$12.50 7/1/2019 $13.25 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Montgomery County
(10 or less employees)
$12.50 7/1/2019 $13.00 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Prince George's County $11.50 10/1/2018 TBD TBD Buy Now
MN Minneapolis
(More than 100 Employees)
$12.25 7/1/2019 $13.25 7/1/2020 Buy Now
  Minneapolis)
(100 or Fewer Employees
$11.00 7/1/2019 $11.75 7/1/2020 Buy Now
NM Albuquerque
(without benefits)
$9.20 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Albuquerque
(with benefits)
$8.20 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Bernalillo County $9.05 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Las Cruces $10.10 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Santa Fe $11.80 3/1/2019 TBD TBD Buy Now
NY Long Island & Westchester Counties $12.00 12/31/2018 TBD 12/31/2019  
  New York City
(11 or more employees)
$15.00 12/31/2018 TBD 12/31/2019  
  New York City
(10 or less employees)
$13.50 12/31/2018 TBD 12/31/2019  
  All Other New York Cities $11.10 12/31/2018 TBD 12/31/2019  
OR Non-Urban Counties $11.00 7/1/2019 TBD TBD  
  Portland $12.50 7/1/2019 TBD TBD  
WA Seattle (501 or more
employees)
$16.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Seattle (500 or less
employees, without benefits)
$15.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Seattle (500 or less
employees, with benefits)
$12.00 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
  Tacoma $12.35 1/1/2019 TBD 1/1/2020 Buy Now
 
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