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Minimum Wage Increases for 2022

A number of states have announced minimum wage increases for 2022. More changes could be announced, so employers should continue to monitor the rates for further changes.

The following chart details the states that have announced minimum wage increases. 

State

2021 Minimum Wage
(Per Hour)  

Next Scheduled Increase Minimum Wage (Per Hour)

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Arizona

$12.15 

$12.80 (1/1/22)

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AZ note: Higher minimum wage applies to Flagstaff and Tucson (not shown).

California

$14.00 / $13.00 

$15.00 / $14.00 (1/1/22)

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CA note: Employers with 25 or fewer employees may pay at the lower rate in effect (i.e. $14.00 for 2022). Several cities/counties have higher minimum wages.

Colorado

$12.32/$14.77

$12.56/$15.87 (1/1/22)

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CO note: Higher minimum wage applies to Denver.

Connecticut

$13.00

$14.00 (7/1/22)

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Delaware

$9.25

$10.50 (1/1/22)

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Florida

$10.00

$11.00 (9/30/22)

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Illinois

$11.00

$12.00 (1/1/22)

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IL note: Higher minimum wage applies to Chicago and Cook County (not shown).

Maine

$12.15 

$12.75 (1/1/22)

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ME note: Higher minimum wage applies to Portland and Rockland (not shown). 

Maryland

$11.75 / $11.60 

$12.50 / $12.20 (1/1/22)  

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MD note: Employers with 15 or fewer employees may pay at the lower rate in effect (i.e. $12.20 for 2022). Different minimum wage applies to Montgomery County (not shown).

Massachusetts

$13.50 

$14.25 (1/1/22)

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Michigan

$9.65

$9.87 (1/1/22)

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Minnesota

$10.08 / $8.21 

$10.33 / $8.42 (1/1/22)

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MN note: Higher minimum wage applies to employers with annual gross revenue of $500,000 or more.

Missouri

$10.30

$11.15 (1/1/22)

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Montana

$8.75 

$9.20 (1/1/22)

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New Jersey

$12.00 / $11.10

$13.00 / $11.90 (1/1/22)

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NJ note: Higher minimum wage applies when employer has 6 or more employees; lower wage applies with 5 or fewer employees and seasonal ER.

New Mexico

$10.50 

$11.50 (1/1/22)

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New York

$12.50 / $14.00 / $15.00 

$13.20 / $15.00 (12/31/21)

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NY note: $15 minimum wage applies to Long Island, Westchester and NYC.

Ohio

$8.80 

$9.30 (1/1/22)

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Rhode Island

$11.50

$12.25 (1/1/22)

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South Dakota

$9.45 

$9.95 (1/1/22)

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Vermont

$11.75 

$12.55 (1/1/22)

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Virginia

$9.50

$11.00 (1/1/22)

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Washington

$13.69

$14.49 (1/1/22)

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WA note: Seattle and the City of SeaTac currently have higher minimum wage rates.


 For current state minimum wage rates, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s site.


Last updated 1/12/22. This information in this communication is general in nature, and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice rendered by GreenSlate, LLC. The reader should contact his or her attorney, CPA, or tax professional prior to taking any action based upon this information.

GreenSlate
17 January 2022

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