United States  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet United States Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$15,080.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
9 / 197
Gross National Product
$8,510,700.00 USD

United States has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in United States can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in United States who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by United States' government.

What is the United States Minimum Wage?

United States' Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

The federal minimum wage is US $7.25 per hour; each state can also set a minimum wage rate. For more see the United States Minimum Wage By State United States' minimum wage was last changed in 24-Jul-2009 .

How does United States' minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

United States' yearly minimum wage is $15,080.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 9 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then United States, and United States is in the top 5 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about United States

United States is a country located in the North America region with a population of 278,357,000 and an average life span of 77.1 years.

Local Name United States
Gross National Product $8,510,700.00
Government Type Federal Republic
Current Leader George W. Bush
Independence Year 1776
Continent & Region North America, North America
Surface Area 9,363,520 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code US

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