2013 Minimum Wage Rates & Poster Links. San Jose, CA Joins the list March 11

On March 11, 2013 the city of San Jose, CA implemented a minimum wage rate of $10.00 per hour, joining 10 states and two other cities that on January 1, 2013 increased their minimum wage rates.  Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and the city of San Francisco all increased their minimum wages on January 1.

19 states now have a minimum wage rate higher than the $7.25 federal hourly minimum wage, which became effective in July, 2009.

The state of Washington’s increase to $9.19 is the highest minimum wage in the U.S.

Below is a list of the 2013 minimum wage rate changes for each state and city, along with a link to download the new, required minimum wage poster for each state.

 

2013 State Minimum Wage Changes Effective January 1, 2013:

Arizona:  $7.80

http://www.ica.state.az.us/Labor/Labor_MinWag_main.aspx

Colorado: $7.78

http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-LaborLaws/CDLE/1248095305505

Florida:  $7.79

http://www.floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships/for-employers/display-posters-and-required-notices

Missouri:  $7.35

http://labor.mo.gov/DLS/MinimumWage/posters.asp

Montana:  $7.80

http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/posters.asp

Ohio:  $7.85

http://com.ohio.gov/laws/

Oregon:  $8.95

http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/TA/Req_Post.shtml

Rhode Island:  $7.75

http://www.dlt.ri.gov/ls/minwage.htm

Vermont:  $8.60

http://www.labor.vermont.gov/FormsPublications/WageHourFormsandPublications/tabid/128/Default.aspx/#Mandatory%20Posters

Washington:  $9.19

http://www.lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights/Wages/Minimum/default.asp

San Francisco, CA:  $10.55

http://www.sfgsa.org/index.aspx?page=411

San Jose, CA:  $10.00 (effective March 11, 2013)

http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=3491

Albuquerque, NM:  $8.50

http://www.cabq.gov/clerk/albuquerque-minimum-wage

California remains unchanged at $8.00

http://www.dir.ca.gov/wpnodb.html

 

To see the current minimum wage rates for all U.S. States

http://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/america.htm