2019 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

on May 29, 2019

Several states, cities, and counties will increase minimum wage starting July 1, 2019. The following tables provide updates to the amount, effective dates, and which rates apply based on company size.

State Increases

StateNew Minimum WageEffective Date
District of Columbia$14.00/hr.7/1/2019
Nevada$8.25/hr. (without benefits)
$7.25/hr. (with benefits)
7/1/2019**
New Jersey$10.00/hr. (large employers 6 or more employees)
$8.85/hr. (small employers 5 or fewer employees and seasonal employers)
7/1/2019
Oregon$11.25/hr. Urban counties
$12.50/hr. Portland metro
$11.00/hr. Nonurban counties
7/1/2019
**Adjusted for inflation.

County and City Increases

LocalNew Minimum WageEffective Date
Alameda, CA$13.50/hr.7/1/2019
Berkeley, CA$15.59/hr.7/1/2019**
Emeryville, CA$16.30/hr. (56 or more employees)
$16.30/hr. (55 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019**
Fremont, CA$13.50/hr. (26 or more employees)
$11.00/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019
Long Beach, CA$14.64/hr. (hotel employees)7/1/2019
Los Angeles City, CA$14.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$13.25/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
$16.63/hr. (hotel employees with 150 or more rooms)
7/1/2019
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated), CA$14.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$13.25/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019
Malibu, CA$14.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$13.25/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019
Milpitas, CA$15.00/hr.7/1/2019
Oakland, CA$13.80/hr.
$15.00/hr. (hotel employees with health benefits)
$20.00/hr. (hotel employees without benefits)
1/1/2019**
7/1/2019
Pasadena, CA$14.25/hr. (26 or more employees) $13.25/hr. (25 or fewer employees)7/1/2019
San Francisco (City & County), CA$15.59/hr.7/1/2019**
San Leandro, CA$14.00/hr.7/1/2019
Santa Monica, CA$14.25/hr. (26 or more employees)
$13.25/hr. (25 or fewer employees)
$16.63/hr. (hotel employees)
7/1/2019
Chicago, IL$13.00/hr.7/1/2019
Cook County, IL$12.00/hr.7/1/2019
Portland, ME$11.11/hr.7/1/2019
Montgomery County, MD$13.00/hr. (51 or more employees)
$12.50/hr. (11-50 employees/ 11+ employees and 501© or home health care services provider/10 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019
Minneapolis, MN$12.25/hr. (more than a 100 employees)
$11.00/hr. (100 or fewer employees)
7/1/2019
** Adjusted for inflation

While KPA has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information presented, it may change. Please re-confirm effective dates and dollar amounts.

Emily Hartman

Emily Hartman

Emily is the Client Content Specialist. She’s using the skills she learned in Washington, D.C. to breakdown technical information into news you can use.

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