2018 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increase Alert 

by Camille Bradbury on July 4, 2018

As of July 1, the minimum wage has increased in multiple states and municipalities. Ensure that your minimum wage labor posters are up to date!

State New Minimum Wage Effective Date
Alaska $9.84/hr.1/1/2018
Arizona $10.50/hr.1/1/2018
California $11.00/hr. (large employers, 26+ employees)
$10.50/hr. (small employers, up to 25 employees)
1/1/2018
Colorado $10.20/hr.1/1/2018
Florida $8.25/hr.1/1/2018
Hawaii$10.10/hr.1/1/2018
Maine$10.00/hr.1/1/2018
Maryland$10.10/hr.7/1/2018
Michigan$9.25/hr.1/1/2018
Minnesota$9.65/hr. (large employers)
$7.87/hr. (small employers)
1/1/2018
Missouri$7.85/hr.1/1/2018
Montana$8.30/hr. 1/1/2018
New Jersey $8.60/hr.1/1/2018
New York $13.00/hr. (large employers 11 or more employees in NYC)

$12.00/hr. (small employers 10 or fewer employees in NYC)

$10.40/hr. Greater New York

$11.00/hr. Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester counties

$11.75/hr. fast food employees outside NYC

$13.50/hr. fast food employees in NYC
12/31/2017 (another round of planned increases will go into effect 12/31/2018)
Ohio $8.30/hr. for gross recipients of $305,000+

$7.25 for gross recipients under $305,000
1/1/2018
Oregon $10.75/hr. Urban counties

$12.00/hr. Portland metro

$10.50/hr. Nonurban counties
7/1/2018
Rhode Island $10.10/hr. 1/1/2018
South Dakota $8.85/hr.1/1/2018
Vermont $10.50/hr.1/1/2018
Washington$11.50/hr.1/1/2018
Washington D.C.$13.25/hr.7/1/2018
Local New Minimum Wage Effective Date
Flagstaff, AZ $11.00/hr.1/1/2018
Belmont, CA$12.50/hr.7/1/2018
Berkeley, CA$15.00/hr. 10/1/2018
Cupertino, CA$13.50/hr. 1/1/2018
El Cerrito, CA$13.60/hr. 1/1/2018
Emeryville, CA$15.69/hr. (56 or more employees)
$15.00/hr. (55 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Long Beach, CA$14.64/hr. (Hotel Workers)7/1/2018
Los Altos, CA$13.50/hr. 1/1/2018
Los Angeles City, CA$13.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated), CA$13.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Malibu, CA$13.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Milpitas, CA$12.00/hr. & $13.50/hr1/1/2018 & 7/1/2018
Mountain View, CA$15.00/hr. 1/1/2018
Oakland, CA$13.23/hr. 1/1/2018
Palo Alto, CA$13.50/hr. 1/1/2018
Pasadena, CA$13.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Richmond, CA$13.41/hr. (without benefits)
$11.91/hr. (with benefits)
1/1/2018
San Francisco (City & County), CA$15.00/hr. 7/1/2018
San Jose, CA$13.50/hr. 1/1/2018
San Leandro, CA$13.00/hr. 7/1/2018
San Mateo, CA$13.50/hr.
$12.00/hr (non-profit)
1/1/2018
Santa Clara, CA$13.00/hr. 1/1/2018
Santa Monica, CA$13.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Sunnyvale, CA$15.00/hr.1/1/2018
Chicago, IL $12.00/hr. 7/1/2018
Cook County, IL $11.00/hr. 7/1/2018
Portland, ME$10.90/hr. 7/1/2018
Montgomery County, MD$12.25/hr. (51 or more employees)
$12.00/hr. (11-50 employees/11+ employees & 501 C or home health care services provider/10 or fewer employees)
7/1/2018
Minneapolis, MN$10.00/hr. & $11.25/hr. (more than a 100 employees)
$10.25/hr. (100 or fewer employees)
1/1/2018 & 7/1/2018
Albuquerque, NM$8.95/hr. (without benefits)
$7.95/hr. (with benefits)
1/1/2018
Bernalillo County, NM$8.85/hr. (without benefits)
$7.85/hr. (with benefits)
1/1/2018
City of Santa Fe, NM$11.40/hr. 3/1/2018
Santa Fe County, NM$11.40/hr. 3/1/2018
SeaTac, WA$15.65/hr. 1/1/2018
Seattle, WA$15.45/hr. (large employers 501 or more employees with no benefits)
$15.00/hr. (large employers 501 or more employees with benefits)

$14.00/hr. (small employers 500 or fewer employees with no benefits)

$11.50/hr. (small employers 500 or fewer employees with benefits)
1/1/2018
Tacoma, WA$12.00/hr. 1/1/2018
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