State Minimum Wages Are Set To Increase In 2017. Is Your State Included?

Minimum wages will increase in several
states for 2017.

Increases will become effective on
January 1, 2017.

(unless otherwise noted)

Be prepared. Here's the list:

  • Alaska: $9.80

  • Arizona: $10.00

  • Arkansas: $8.50

  • California: $10.50 for employers with 26 or more employees (for smaller employers, the rate remains $10.00)

  • Colorado: $9.30

  • Connecticut: $10.10

  • District of Columbia: $12.50, beginning July 1, 2017 ($3.33 for tipped employees)

  • Florida: $8.10 ($5.08 for tipped employees)

  • Hawaii: $9.20

  • Maine: $9.00, beginning January 7, 201

  • Maryland: $9.25, beginning July 1, 201

  • Massachusetts: $11.00 ($3.75 for tipped employees)

  • Michigan: $8.90 ($3.38 for tipped employees)

  • Missouri: $7.70 ($3.85 for tipped employees)

  • Montana: $8.10

  • New Jersey: $8.40

  • New York: $9.70, beginning December 31, 2016 ($11.00 for employers in NYC with 11 or more employees; $10.50 for employers in NYC with 10 or fewer employees; $10.00 for Long Island & Westchester; $10.75 for fast food employees outside of NYC; $12.00 for fast food employees within NYC)

  • Ohio: $8.15 ($7.25 for employees at certain smaller companies, and for 14- and 15-year-olds; the wage rises to $4.08 for tipped employees)

  • Oregon: $10.25, beginning July 1, 2017 ($11.25 for employees working within the urban growth boundary of a metropolitan service district; $10.00 in nonurban counties)

  • Rhode Island: $3.89 for tipped employees (for non-tipped employees, the $9.60 minimum wage rate remains unchanged)

  • South Dakota: $8.65 ($4.325 for tipped employees)

  • Vermont: $10.00

  • Washington: $11.00

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City and Local Wage Requirements

Don't forget to check for any local or city wage requirements that may be different, or even higher, than Federal and state minimum wage increases.

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