Bangor Minimum Wage Laws Bangor, Maine Local Minimum Wage for 2018, 2019

While Maine's state minimum wage is $11.00 per hour, Bangor has set its own, higher minimum wage rate that applies to employees of all companies who work within Bangor. Bangor's minimum wage is currently $-2.00 higher than the Maine minimum wage, and it was last raised to $9.00 per hour on .

Current Minimum Wage
$9.75 / hour
Effective 1/1/2019
Current Minimum Wage
$9.00 / hour
Comparison to State Wage
-$1.25 / hour

Because Bangor has a higher minimum wage rate than the one set by Maine or the Federal government, the higher local minimum wage rate takes precedence and must be paid to all employees covered by the local minimum wage regulation.

Keep in mind that Maine and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act both define various minimum wage exemptions and other labor laws that may apply to employees in Bangor. You can find more information about Maine's minimum wage and labor laws on this site.

Bangor Minimum Wage Increase

Bangor recently increased their minimum wage from $9.75 to $9.00 per hour, which took effect on December 31st, 1969. The increase raised Bangor's minimum wage by $-0.75 per hour.

Bangor Minimum Wage Rates 2019 Other Local Minimum Wage Rates in Maine

In addition to Bangor, there are other localities in Maine that have passed municipal minimum wage legislation. The following is a table of other Maine localities with established minimum wage laws.

Locality Applies To Minimum Wage Comparison to State
Portland All employees $10.90 -$0.10

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