Minimum Wage by U.S. State as of July 1, 2018

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Minimum Wage by U.S. State as of July 1, 2018

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Minimum wage: the lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement (such as one with a labor union). Fact: the federal minimum wage has not been changed since July, 2009.

Data source: United States Department of Labor, state and local web sites.

 

Minimum wage by US state as of July 1, 2018:

Alabama                  none

Alaska                      $9.80

Arizona                    10.50*

Arkansas                  8.50*

California                 11.00

Colorado                  10.20*

Connecticut             10.10*

Delaware                 8.25*

Florida                     8.10*

Georgia                    5.15*

Hawaii                      10.10*

Idaho                        7.25*

Illinois                       8.25*

Indiana                     7.25*

Iowa                         7.25*

Kansas                    7.25*

Kentucky                 7.25*

Louisiana                 none

Maine                      10.00*

Maryland                 10.10*

Massachusetts       11.00*

Michigan                  9.25*

Minnesota                9.50

Mississippi              none

Missouri                  7.75*

Montana                  8.15

Nebraska                 9.00*

Nevada                    8.25

New Hampshire      7.25*

New Jersey              8.44*

New Mexico             7.50*

New York                 10.40*

North Carolina         7.25*

North Dakota           7.25*

Ohio                         8.30*

Oklahoma                7.25*

Oregon                    10.75

Pennsylvania           7.25*

Rhode Island           10.10*

South Carolina        none

South Dakota          8.65*

Tennessee               none

Texas                        7.25*

Utah                         7.25*

Vermont                  10.50*

Virginia                     7.25*

Washington             11.50

West Virginia           8.75*

Wisconsin                7.25*

Wyoming                 5.15*

*Minimum wage for tipped professions and/or small businesses is less.

 

Some local minimum wage rates:

Portland, OR           $12.00

Berkeley, CA            15.00

Portland, ME           10.68

Washington DC      13.25

Santa Fe                 11.09

Oakland                   12.86

Los Angeles            13.25

NYC                         13.00

San Jose                 12.00

San Francisco         15.00

 

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