2018 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 2018 Minimum Wage (per hour)
Future Changes/Notes
FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE $7.25  
ALABAMA
 

Federal minimum

ALASKA $9.84

 

ARIZONA $10.00  
ARKANSAS $8.50  
CALIFORNIA $10.50/$11.00

City rates may vary.

COLORADO $10.20

 

CONNECTICUT $10.10  
DELAWARE $8.25

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA $12.50  
FLORIDA $8.25

 

GEORGIA $5.15  
HAWAII $10.10  
IDAHO $7.25  
ILLINOIS $8.25  

Chicago:
July 1, 2018: $11.00 

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

Lexington County:
July 1, 2018: $10.10

LOUISIANA   Federal minimum
MAINE $10.00  
MARYLAND $9.25

July 1, 2018: $10.10

MASSACHUSETTS
$11.00 $12.00 (Sunday)
MICHIGAN $9.25  
MINNESOTA $9.65  $7.75 (<$500,000 gross sales)
MISSISSIPPI   Federal minimum
MISSOURI $7.70

 

MONTANA $8.30

 

NEBRASKA $9.00

 

NEVADA $8.25/$7.25  
NEW HAMPSHIRE $7.25  
NEW JERSEY $8.60

 

NEW MEXICO $7.50  
NEW YORK $10.40

NYC large employers: $13.00

NYC small employers: $12.00

NORTH CAROLINA $7.25  
NORTH DAKOTA $7.25  
OHIO $8.15

$7.25 (<$305,000 gross sales) 

OKLAHOMA $7.25  
OREGON $10.25  
PENNSYLVANIA $7.25     
RHODE ISLAND $10.10   

 

SOUTH CAROLINA   Federal minimum
SOUTH DAKOTA $8.65

 

TENNESSEE   Federal minimum
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