Minimum Wage By State 2016

New 2016 Minimum Wage Rates Added
Fourteen states have raised their Minimum Wage rates as of January 1st 2016.

The following chart lists the state-set minimum wage rates for each U.S. State and territory. In any state with a minimum wage of lower then the current Federal Minimum Wage of $7.25/hr, the Federal Minimum Wage will take precedent.

For a visual representation of the applicable Minimum Wage across the states, visit the minimum wage map. For details on a specific state's current minimum wage rate and minimum wage factsheets, find your state in the list below.

Alabama $7.25
Alaska $9.75
Arizona $8.05
Arkansas $8.00
California $10.00
Colorado $8.31
Connecticut $9.60
Delaware $8.25
District of Columbia $10.50
Florida $8.05
Georgia $5.15
Guam $8.25
Hawaii $8.50
Idaho $7.25
Illinois $8.25
Indiana $7.25
Iowa $7.25
Kansas $7.25
Kentucky $7.25
Louisiana $7.25
Maine $7.50
Maryland $8.25
Massachusetts $10.00
Michigan $8.50
Minnesota $9.00
Mississippi $7.25
Missouri $7.65
Montana $8.05
Nebraska $9.00
Nevada $8.25
New Hampshire $7.25
New Jersey $8.38
New Mexico $7.50
New York $9.00
North Carolina $7.25
North Dakota $7.25
Ohio $8.10
Oklahoma $7.25
Oregon $9.25
Pennsylvania $7.25
Puerto Rico $7.25
Rhode Island $9.60
South Carolina $7.25
South Dakota $8.55
Tennessee $7.25
Texas $7.25
U.S. Virgin Islands $7.25
Utah $7.25
Vermont $9.60
Virginia $7.25
Washington $9.47
West Virginia $8.75
Wisconsin $7.25
Wyoming $5.15
Federal Minimum Wage $7.25