2019 Minimum Wage

2020 Minimum Wage

2020 State-by-State Minimum Wage Increases

As usual, the State legislatures and various city councils had a busy year regulating the economy. Since 2009, the federal minimum wage has been $7.25. Our chart shows state-by-state the minimum wage for 2019 and any increases to be made in 2020. Please note this chart only reflects state requirements and local or city requirements may vary.

STATE 2019 – Min Wage 2020 – Min Wage Notes
Alabama $7.25 $7.25
Alaska $9.89 $10.19
*Arizona $11.00 $12.00 (Flagstaff’s rate differ)
Arkansas $9.25 $10.00
*California – 26 or more employees $12.00 $13.00 (Many cities differ from state minimum wage)
*California – 25 or fewer employees $11.00 $12.00
Colorado $11.10 $12.00
*Connecticut $11.00 $12.00 (eff 9/1/2020)
Delaware $8.75 $9.25
*Washington D.C. $14.00 $15.00 (eff 7/1/2020)
Florida $8.46 $8.56
*Georgia $7.25 $7.25 (Georgia’s state minimum wage rate is $5.15. As the state’s minimum wage is lower than the federal minimum wage, the federal rate applies.)
Hawaii $10.10 $10.10
Idaho $7.25 $7.25
*Illinois $8.25 $9.25 (Chicago’s and Cook County’s rate differ)
Indiana $7.25 $7.25
Iowa $7.25 $7.25
Kansas $7.25 $7.25
Kentucky $7.25 $7.25
Louisiana $7.25 $7.25
Maine $11.00 $12.00
*Maryland $10.10 $11.00 (Montgomery County & Prince George’s County rate differ)
Massachusetts $12.00 $12.75
Michigan $9.25 $9.65
Minnesota – Large Employers (500,000 or more in gross annual sales) $9.86 $10.00
Minnesota – Small Employers $8.04 $8.15
Mississippi $7.25 $7.25
Missouri $8.60 $9.45
Montana $8.50 $8.65
Nebraska $9.00 $9.00
*Nevada – without benefits $8.25 $9.00 (eff 7/1/2020)
*Nevada – for employers who provide qualifying health benefits $7.25 $8.00 (eff 7/1/2020)
New Hampshire $7.25 $7.25
New Jersey $8.85 $11.00
New Mexico $7.50 $9.00
New York – City $15.00 $15.00
New York – outisde city $11.00 $11.80
North Carolina $7.25 $7.25
North Dakota $7.25 $7.25
Ohio $8.55 $8.70
Oklahoma $7.25 $7.25
*Oregon $11.25 $12.00 (eff 7/1/2020)
Pennsylvania $7.25 $7.25
Rhode Island $10.50 $10.50
South Carolina $7.25 $7.25
South Dakota $9.10 $9.30
Tennessee $7.25 $7.25
Texas $7.25 $7.25
Utah $7.25 $7.25
Vermont $10.78 $10.96
Virginia $7.25 $7.25
Washington $12.00 $13.50
West Virginia $8.75 $8.75
Wisconsin $7.25 $7.25
*Wyoming $7.25 $7.25 (Wyoming’s minimum wage rate is $5.15. As the states minimum wage is lower, the federal rate applies)
*District of Columbia $14.00 $15.00 (eff 7/1/2020)

Legal Disclaimer: This document is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal information or advice. Transmission of documents or information through Big Fish Employer Services does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice, you are encouraged to consult an attorney. Please also refer to the United States Department of Labor.

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/minimum-wage/state

LAST UPDATED: (12/17/2019)

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