State-by-State Minimum Wage Changes for 2020

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Effective January 1, 2020, twenty-one states, as well as multiple municipalities and counties, will raise their minimum wage rate. The chart below highlights the changes.

Minimum Wage Increases Beginning January 1, 2020*

State or MunicipalityEffective DateMin. WageTipped Min. Wage
AK1/01/2020$9.89Same
AZ1/01/2020$11.00$8.00
       Flagstaff1/01/2020$12.00$9.00
AR1/01/2020$9.25Remains $2.63
CA1/01/2020$12.00Same
       Alameda1/01/2020$13.50Same
       Belmont1/01/2020$13.00Same
       Cupertino1/01/2020$15.00Same
       El Cerrito1/01/2020$15.00Same
       Los Altos1/01/2020$15.00Same
       Mountain View1/01/2020$15.65Same
       Oakland1/01/2020$13.80Same
       Palo Alto1/01/2020$15.00Same
       Redwood City1/01/2020$13.50Same
       San Jose1/01/2020$15.00Same
       San Mateo1/01/2020$15.00Same
       Santa Clara1/01/2020$15.00Same
       Sunnyvale1/01/2020$15.65Same
CO1/01/2020$11.10$8.08
FL1/01/2020$8.46$5.44
IL1/01/2020$8.25$4.95
ME1/01/2020$11.00$5.50
MD1/01/2020$10.10Remains $3.63
MA1/01/2020$12.00$4.35
MI1/01/2020$9.45$3.59
MN1/01/2020$9.86Same
       St. Paul1/01/2020$9.86Same
MO1/01/2020$8.60$4.30
MT1/01/2020$8.50Same
NJ1/01/2020$10.00$2.63
NM1/01/2020$7.50$2.13
       Albuquerque1/01/2020$9.20$5.50
       Bernalillo County1/01/2020$9.05$2.13
       Las Cruces1/01/2020$10.10$4.04
NY12/31/2020$11.10$7.50
       Nassau County12/31/2020$12.00$8.00
       Suffolk County12/31/2020$12.00$8.00
       Westchester County12/31/2020$12.00$8.00
OH1/01/2020$8.55$4.30
SD1/01/2020$9.10$4.55
VT1/01/2020$10.78$5.39
WA1/01/2020$12.00Same
       Seattle1/01/2020$16.00Same
       SeaTac1/01/2020$16.09Same
       Tacoma1/01/2020$12.35Same
*Minimum Wage changes happen rapidly. It’s always a good idea to check with an accounting professional prior to implementing any modifications to your company’s pay structure.

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