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 State
State
Minimum
Wage
Future
Scheduled
Increases
State Wage Tied to Federal
Minimum Wage *
Indexed
Automatic
Adjustments
 Alabama none
 Alaska $7.75
 American Samoa varies 1
 Arizona $7.90 Since 2006, rate is increased annually based
upon a cost of living formula.
 Arkansas $6.25
 California $8.00 $9.00 eff 7-1-14
$10.00 eff 1-1-16
 Colorado $8.00 Since 2006, rate is increased annually based
upon a cost of living formula.
 Connecticut $8.70 $9.15 eff 1-1-15
$9.60 eff 1-1-16$10.10 eff 1-1-17
yes 2
 Delaware $7.25 $7.75 eff June 1, 2014
$8.25 eff June 1, 2015
yes
 D.C. $8.25 $9.50 eff. 7-1-14
$10.50 eff. 7-1-15
$11.50 eff. 7-1-16
yes 3 Annual indexed increases
will take effect July 1, 2017
 Florida $7.93 Since 2006, rate is increased annually based
upon a cost of living formula.
 Georgia $5.15
 Guam $7.25
 Hawaii $7.25
 Idaho $7.25
 Illinois $8.25
 Indiana $7.25 yes
 Iowa $7.25 yes
 Kansas $7.25
 Kentucky $7.25 yes
 Louisiana none
 Maine $7.50 yes 4
 Maryland $7.25 yes
 Massachusetts $8.00 yes 5
 Michigan $7.40
 Minnesota $6.15/$5.25 6
 Mississippi none
 Missouri $7.50 7 Minimum wage is to be increased or decreased by a cost of living factor starting January 1, 2008 and every January 1 thereafter.
 Montana $7.90/$4.00 8 Beginning in 2006, the minimum wage is subject to a cost of living adjustment tied to the Consumer Price Index, done by September 30 of each year and effective on January 1 of the following year.
 Nebraska $7.25
 Nevada $8.25/$7.25 9 Beginning in 2007, future adjustments subject to increases in the federal minimum wage and consumer price index. Increases take effect each July 1.
 New Hampshire repealed by HB 133 (2011) yes
 New Jersey $8.25 Starting in 2014, the minimum wage will be automatically adjusted each September and increases implemented each January, based on inflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index.
 New Mexico $7.50
 New York $8.00 $8.75 eff. 12-31-14
$9.00 eff. 12-31-15
yes
 North Carolina $7.25
 North Dakota $7.25
 Ohio $7.95/$7.25 10 Beginning in 2006, the minimum wage will be automatically adjusted each September and increases implemented each January, based on inflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index.
 Oklahoma $7.25/$2.00 11
 Oregon $9.10 Beginning January 1, 2004, and annually thereafter, the rate will be adjusted for inflation by a calculation using the U.S. City Average Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for All Items. The wage amount established will be rounded to the nearest five cents.
 Pennsylvania $7.25
 Puerto Rico $7.25/varies 12
 Rhode Island $8.00
 South Carolina none
 South Dakota $7.25
 Tennessee none
 Texas $7.25
 Utah $7.25
 Vermont $8.73 yes Beginning January 1, 2007, and on each subsequent January 1, the minimum wage rate shall be increased by five percent or the percentage increase of the Consumer Price Index, or city average, not seasonally adjusted.
 Virgin Islands $7.25/$4.30 13
 Virginia $7.25
 Washington $9.32 Beginning January 1, 2001, and annually thereafter, the rate will be adjusted for inflation by a calculation using the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers for the prior year.
 West Virginia $7.25 yes
 Wisconsin $7.25
 Wyoming $5.15

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