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2022 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

By June 23, 2022No Comments

The following charts represents state and local mid-year minimum wage increases in 2022. Please note that pending future legislation may change more minimum wages this year.

Arizona California Connecticut District of Columbia
Florida Illinois Maryland (Spring) Maryland (July)
Minnesota Nevada New Mexico Oregon

Spring 2022 Changes

State or Locality

Previous Minimum Wage Rate

Current Minimum Wage Rate

Arizona

Tucson

$12.80 $13.00
Effective April 1, 2022

Maryland

Howard County

$14.00 for business with 15 or more employees
$12.50 for businesses with 14 or fewer employees
Effective April 1, 2022
New Mexico
Santa Fe $12.63

$12.95
Effective March 1, 2022

Effective July 1, 2022

State or Locality

Current Minimum Wage Rate

New Minimum Wage Rate

California
Berkeley $16.32 $16.99
Emeryville $17.13 $17.68
Los Angeles (City) $15.00 $16.04
Los Angeles (County unincorporated) $15.00 $15.96
Malibu $15.00 $15.96
Pasadena $15.00 $16.11
San Francisco $16.32 $16.99
Santa Monica $15.00 $15.96
West Hollywood $15.50 for employers with 50 or more employees;
$15.00 for employers with 49 or fewer employees
$16.50 for employers with 50 or more employees;
$16.00 for employers with 49 or fewer employees
Connecticut $13.00 $14.00
District of Columbia $15.20 $16.10
Illinois
Chicago $15.00 for employers with 21 or more employees;
$14.00 for employees with 4 – 20 employees
$15.40 for employers with 21 or more employees;
$14.50 for employers with 4 – 20 employees
Cook County $13.00 $13.35
Maryland
Montgomery County $15.00 for employers with 51 or more employees;
$14.00 for employers with 11 – 50 employees;
$13.50 for employers with 10 or fewer employees
$15.65 for employers with 51 or more employees;
$14.50 for employers with 11 – 50 employees;
$14.00 for employers with 10 or fewer employees
Minnesota
Minneapolis $14.25 for employers with 100 or more total employees;
$12.50 for employers with 100 or fewer total employees
$15.00 for employers with 100 or more total employees;
$13.50 for employers with 100 or fewer total employees
Saint Paul $12.50 for employers with 10,001 or more total employees;
$12.50 for employers with 101 – 10,000 total employees;
$11.00 for employers with 6 – 100 total employees;
$10.00 for employers with 5 or fewer total employees
$15.00 for employers with 10,001 or more total employees;
$13.50 for employers with 101 – 10,000 total employees;
$12.00 for employers with 6 – 100 total employees;
$10.75 for employers with 5 or fewer total employees
Nevada $8.75 for employers offering qualified health insurance benefits;
$9.75 for employers not offering qualified health insurance benefits
$9.50 for employers offering qualified health insurance benefits;
$10.50 for employers not offering qualified health insurance benefits
Oregon $12.75 $13.50
Portland Metro Employers
(i.e., employers located within
the “urban growth boundary of a 
metropolitan service district”)
$14.00 $14.75
Employers in nonurban counties $12.00 $12.50

Effective September 30, 2022

State or Locality

Current Minimum Wage Rate

New Minimum Wage Rate

Florida $10.00 $11.00


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