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State Minimum Wage Rates

The chart below reflects the latest up-to-date minimum wage rates by state. It is required by law that employers post the minimum wage rate as determined by state and federal law. Where Federal and state law have different minimum wage rates, the higher standard applies. The federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009.

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Mandatory 2017 Updates

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
AK $9.80 Indexed annual increases begin Jan. 1, 2017. (2014 ballot measure)
AZ $10.00 $10.50 eff. 01/18
$11.00 eff. 01/9
$12.00 eff. 01/20
Rate increased annually based on cost of living beginning Jan. 2021 (2016 ballot measure)
CA $10.00

$10.50*

*Applicable only to employers with 26 employees or more
$11.00 eff. 01/18
$12.00 eff. 01/19
$13.00 eff. 01/20
$14.00 eff. 01/21
$15.00 eff. 01/22
Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin Jan. 1, 2023
CO $9.30 $10.20 eff. 01/18
$11.10 eff. 01/19
$12.00 eff. 01/20
Rate increased annually based on cost of living beginning Jan. 1 2021 (2016 ballot measure)
DC $11.50 $12.50 eff. 01/17
$13.25 eff. 01/18
$14.00 eff. 01/19
$15.00 eff. 01/20
Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin July 1, 2021
FED CON $10.20
MA $11.00
ME $9.00 $10.00 eff. 01/18
$11.00 eff. 01/19
$12.00 eff. 01/20
Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin Jan 1, 2021
NY $9.70 $10.40 eff. 01/17
$11.10 eff. 01/18
$11.80 eff. 01/19
$12.50 eff. 01/20
After 12-31-20, the rate is adjusted annually for inflation until it reaches $15.00

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Alabama

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
AL $7.25

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Alaska

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
AK $9.80

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Arizona

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
AZ $10.00
Rate increased annually based on cost of living. (2006 ballot measure)

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Arkansas

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
AR $8.50

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California

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
CA $10.00

$10.50*

*Applicable only to employers with 26 employees or more


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Colorado

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
CO $9.30
Rate increased or decreased annually based on cost of living. (Constitutional amendment 2006)

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Connecticut

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
CT $10.10

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Delaware

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
DE $8.25

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DC

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
DC $11.50 $12.50 eff. 07/17
$13.50 eff. 07/18

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Florida

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
FL $8.10
Annual increase based cost of living. (Constitutional amendment 2004)

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Georgia

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
GA $7.25

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Hawaii

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
HI $9.25 $10.10 eff. 01/18

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Idaho

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
ID $7.25

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Illinois

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
IL $8.25

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Indiana

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
IN $7.25

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Iowa

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
IA $7.25

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Kansas

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
KS $7.25

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Kentucky

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
KY $7.25

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Louisiana

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
LA $7.25

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Maine

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
ME $9.00

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Maryland

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MD $9.25 $10.10 eff. 7-1-18

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Massachusetts

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MA $11.00

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Michigan

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MI $8.90 $9.25 eff. 1-1-18 Annual increases take effect Jan. 1, 2019, linked to the CPI. Increases not to exceed 3.5%. (2014 Legislation)

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Minnesota

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MN $9.50 Large Employers:
$9.50 eff. 8-1-16
Small Employers:
$7.75 eff. 8-1-16
Indexed annual increases begin Jan. 1, 2018. (2014 legislation)

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Mississippi

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MS $7.25

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Missouri

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MO $7.70 Minimum wage increased or decreased by cost of living starting Jan. 1, 2008. (2006 ballot measure)

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Montana

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
MT $8.15 Increases done annually based on the CPI and effective Jan. 1 of the following year. (2006 ballot measure)

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Nebraska

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NE $9.00

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Nevada

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NV $8.25 Increases subject to the federal minimum wage and consumer price index. Increases take effect July 1. (Constitutional amendment 2004/2006).

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New Hampshire

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NH $7.25

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New Jersey

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NJ $8.44 Indexed annual increases based on the CPI, effective Jan. 1, 2014. (Constitutional Amendment 2013)

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New Mexico

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NM $7.50

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New York

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NY $9.70 $10.40 eff. 12-31-17
$11.10 eff. 12-31-18

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North Carolina

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
NC $7.25

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North Dakota

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
ND $7.25

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Ohio

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
OH $8.15 Indexed annual increases based on the CPI. (Constitutional amendment 2006)

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Oklahoma

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
OK $7.25

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Oregon

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
OR $9.75 $10.25 eff. 07/17 Indexed annual increases based on the CPI, rounded to the nearest five cents. (ballot measure 2002)

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Pennsylvania

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
PA $7.25

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Puerto Rico

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
PR $7.25

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Rhode Island

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
RI $9.60

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South Carolina

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
SC $7.25

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South Dakota

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
SD $8.65 Annual indexed increases begin Jan. 1, 2016. (2014 ballot measure.)

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Tennessee

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
TN $7.25

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Texas

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
TX $7.25

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Utah

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
UT $7.25

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Vermont

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
VT $10.00
$10.50 eff. 01/18
Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, minimum wage increased annually by 5% or the CPI, whichever is smaller; it cannot decrease. Note: Vermont started indexing in 2007 but enacted additional increases in 2014. (2014 legislation)

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Virginia

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
VA $7.25

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Washington

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
WA $11.00 $11.50 eff. 01/18
$12.00 eff. 01/19
$13.50 eff. 01/20
Annual indexed increases began Jan. 1, 2001. (ballot measure 1998)

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West Virginia

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
WV $8.75

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Wisconsin

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
WI $7.25

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Wyoming

State Minimum Wage Future Increases Indexed Automatic Annual Adjustments
WY $7.25