Minneapolis Minimum Wage Laws Minneapolis, Minnesota Local Minimum Wage for 2023, 2024

While Minnesota's state minimum wage is $10.85 per hour, Minneapolis has set its own, higher minimum wage rates that apply to employees of different classes of company who work Minneapolis.

100 or fewer workers:

Past Minimum Wage
$14.50 / hour
Effective 7/1/2023
Current Minimum Wage
$14.50 / hour
Effective 7/1/2023
Comparison to State Wage
+$3.65 / hour

More than 100 employees:

Current Minimum Wage
$15.57 / hour
Effective 1/1/2024
Future Increase
Comparison to State Wage
+$4.72 / hour

Because Minneapolis has a higher minimum wage rate than the one set by Minnesota 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 Minnesota and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act both define various minimum wage exemptions and other labor laws that may apply to employees in Minneapolis. You can find more information about Minnesota's minimum wage and labor laws on this site.

Minneapolis Minimum Wage Rates 2024 Other Local Minimum Wage Rates in Minnesota

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

Locality Applies To Minimum Wage Comparison to State
Saint Paul Large businesses 101-10,000 total employees $15.00 +$4.15
  Macro businesses 10,001 or more employees $15.57 +$4.72
  Micro businesses 5 or fewer employees $11.50 +$0.65
  Small businesses 6-100 total employees $13.00 +$2.15

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