Minimum wages in the United States, by state 2021

State minimum wage rates in the United States as of January 1, 2021, by state

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Source

Release date

January 2021

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 1, 2021

Supplementary notes

Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana do not have a state minimum wage law.
*In California, there are two minimum wage rates. Employers with 25 employees or less pay $13 per hour, and employers with 26 employees or more pay $14 per hour.
**In Georgia, the minimum wage for employers of six or more employees is $5.15 per hour, although employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act must pay the federally mandated minimum of $7.25 per hour.
***In Minnesota there are two minimum wage rates. The rate for large employers (annual receipts of more than $500,000) is $10.08. For employers with enterprises smaller than this the rate is $8.21.
**** In Montana, businesses with gross annual sales of less than $110,000 may pay a minimum wage of $4.00 per hour.
*****In Nevada, the rate for employees who no health insurance benefits provided by the employer is $9 per hour. The rate with health insurance provided by the employer is $8 per hour.
******In New York, the statewide minimum wage is $12.5 per hour. For Long Island and Westchester, the rate is $14.00 per hour, and in New York City, the rate is $15.00 per hour.
*******In Ohio, businesses with gross annual sales of less than $305,000 may pay a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
********In Oklahoma, businesses with gross annual sales of less than $100,000 or businesses with less than 10 employees may pay a minimum wage of $2.00 per hour.

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