2017 Minimum Wage Rates

In many states, there are exceptions for certain cities, company sizes and employment types. Contact us for a complete list of minimum wage rates, exceptions and other rules.
 
State 2017 Minimum Wage (per hour)
Future Changes/Notes
FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE $7.25  
ALABAMA
 

Federal minimum.

ALASKA $9.80

 

ARIZONA $10.00  
ARKANSAS $8.50  
CALIFORNIA $10.00/$10.50

City rates may vary.

COLORADO $9.30

 

CONNECTICUT $10.10  
DELAWARE $8.25

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $11.50  
FLORIDA $8.10

 

GEORGIA $5.15  
HAWAII $9.25  
IDAHO $7.25  
ILLINOIS $8.25  

Chicago rates:
July 1, 2017: $10.50
July 1, 2018: $11.00 July 1, 2019: $13.00

INDIANA $7.25   
IOWA $7.25     
KANSAS $7.25    
KENTUCKY $7.25 

Lexington County rates:
July 1, 2017: $9.15 July 1, 2018: $10.10

LOUISIANA   Federal minimum.
MAINE $9.00 Portland rate:
$10.68
MARYLAND $8.75

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS
$11.00  
MICHIGAN $8.90

January 1, 2018: $9.25

MINNESOTA $9.50/$7.75      
MISSISSIPPI   Federal minimum.
MISSOURI $7.70

 

MONTANA $8.15/$4.00

 

NEBRASKA $9.00

 

NEVADA $8.25/$7.25  
NEW HAMPSHIRE $7.25  
NEW JERSEY $8.44

 

NEW MEXICO $7.50

Santa Fe: $10.84 
Albuquerque: $8.75
Bernalillo County: $8.65
Las Cruces: $8.40

NEW YORK $9.70

 

NORTH CAROLINA $7.25 Wake County employees: $13.50
NORTH DAKOTA $7.25  
OHIO $8.15/$7.25

 

OKLAHOMA $7.25/$2.00  
OREGON $9.75

Milwaukie city workers: $15.00
Portland city workers/contractors: $15.00
Multnomah County employees: $13.00

PENNSYLVANIA $7.25    Philadelphia city contractors and subcontractors: $12.00
RHODE ISLAND $9.60    

 

SOUTH CAROLINA   Federal minimum.
SOUTH DAKOTA $8.65

 

TENNESSEE   Federal minimum.
TEXAS $7.25  
UTAH $7.25  
VERMONT $10.00

January 1, 2018: $10.50

VIRGINIA $7.25  
WASHINGTON $11.00

SeaTac: $15.24

WEST VIRGINIA $8.75

 

WISCONSIN $7.25    
WYOMING  $5.15