The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour. However, several states have adopted minimum wage rates higher than the federal rate. When both the state rate and the federal rate apply, employers must pay their employees the higher rate.

The following states have announced new minimum wage rates for 2023:

Alaska

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Illinois

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

Ohio

Rhode Island

South Dakota

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Find important dates, helpful resources, and each state’s minimum wage changes here.

 

 

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