The table below reflects current state minimum wages in effect as of Jan. 1, 2020, as well as future enacted increases.
- Twenty-one states began 2020 with higher minimum wages. Seven states (Alaska, Florida, Minnesota, Montana, Ohio, South Dakota, and Vermont) automatically increased their rates based on the cost of living, while 14 states (Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Washington) increased their rates due to previously approved legislation or ballot initiatives.
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures, “State Minimum Wages, 2020 Minimum Wage by State” https://www.ncsl.org website. Accessed July 1, 2020. https://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/state-minimum-wage-chart.aspx#Table
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