State Minimum Wage Increases Effective December 31, 2014

  • New York: Currently: $8.25 per hour. Effective December 31, 2014: $8.75 per hour.
  • West Virginia: Currently: $7.25 per hour. Effective December 31, 2014: $8.00 per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2015

  • Alaska: Currently: $7.75 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.75 per hour.
  • Arizona: Currently: $7.905 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.05 per hour.
  • Arkansas: Currently: $6.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $7.50 per hour.
  • Colorado: Currently: $8.00 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.23 per hour.
  • Connecticut: Currently: $9.15 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.15 per hour.
  • Florida: Currently: $7.93 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.05 per hour.
  • Hawaii: Currently: $7.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $7.75 per hour.
  • Maryland: Currently: $7.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.00 per hour.
  • Massachusetts: Currently: $8.00 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.00 per hour.
  • Missouri: Currently: $7.50 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $7.65 per hour.
  • Montana: Currently: $7.90 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.05 per hour.
  • Nebraska: Currently: $7.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.00 per hour.
  • New Jersey: Currently: $8.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.38 per hour.
  • Ohio: Currently: $8.10 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.10 per hour.
  • Oregon: Currently: $9.10 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.25 per hour.
  • Rhode Island: Currently: $8.00 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.00 per hour.
  • South Dakota: Currently: $7.25 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $8.50 per hour.
  • Vermont: Currently: $8.73 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.15 per hour.
  • Washington: Currently: $9.32 per hour. Effective January 1, 2015: $9.47 per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases Effective June 1, 2015

  • Delaware: Currently: $8.10 per hour. Effective June 1, 2015: $8.25 per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases Effective July 1, 2015

  • District of Columbia: Currently: $9.50 per hour. Effective July 1, 2015: $10.50 per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases Effective August 1, 2015

  • Minnesota: Currently: $8.00 per hour (large employer) & $6.50 (small employer or youth worker).
    Effective August 1, 2015: $9.00 per hour (large employer) & $7.25 per hour (small employer or youth worker).