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New State Minimum Wage Rates

By June 21, 2021July 1st, 2021No Comments

This chart represents state and local minimum wage increases that have and will happen in 2021. Please note that pending future legislation may change more minimum wages this year.

 

Jurisdiction Increased Date Pre-Change Minimum Wage New Minimum Wage Increase
Spring
Santa Fe, NM March 1 $12.10 $12.32 $0.22
Santa Fe County (Unincorporated), NM March 1 $12.10 $12.32 $0.22
Virginia May 1 $7.25 $9.50 $2.25
Summer
Berkeley, CA (General) July 1 $16.07 $16.32 $0.25
Berkeley, CA (Youth Works & Job Training) July 1 $15.75 $16.32 $0.57
Emeryville, CA July 1 $16.84 $17.13 $0.29
Fremont, CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.25 $0.25
Fremont, CA (≤25) July 1 $13.50 $15.00 $1.50
Long Beach (Hotel) July 1 $15.47 $15.69 $0.22
Los Angeles, CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.00 No Change
Los Angeles, CA (≤25) July 1 $14.25 $15.00 $0.75
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated), CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.00 No Change
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated), CA (≤25) July 1 $14.25 $15.00 $0.75
Malibu, CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.00 No Change
Malibu, CA (≤25) July 1 $14.25 $15.00 $0.75
Milpitas, CA July 1 $15.40 $15.65 $0.25
Pasadena, CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.00 No Change
Pasadena, CA (≤25) July 1 $14.25 $15.00 $0.75
San Francisco, CA (General) July 1 $16.07 $16.32 $0.25
San Francisco, CA (Gov’t-Supported Employee) July 1 $14.22 $14.44 $0.22
Santa Monica, CA (≥26) July 1 $15.00 $15.00 No Change
Santa Monica, CA (≤25) July 1 $14.25 $15.00 $0.75
Connecticut August 1 $12.00 $13.00 $1.00
District of Columbia July 1 $15.00 $15.20 $0.20
Chicago, IL (≥21) July 1 $14.00 $15.00 $1.00
Chicago, IL (4-20) July 1 $13.50 $14.00 $0.50
Chicago, IL (Youth1) July 1 $10.00 $11.00 $1.00
Cook County, IL July 1 $13.00 $13.00 No Change2
Montgomery County, MD (≥51) July 1 $14.00 $15.00 $1.00
Montgomery County, MD (11-50 or ≥11 & Tax-Exempt, Home Health, or Community-Based Service Provider) July 1 $13.25 $14.00 $0.75
Montgomery County, MD (≤10) July 1 $13.00 $13.50 $0.50
Minneapolis, MN (≥101) July 1 $13.25 $14.25 $1.00
Minneapolis, MN (≤100) July 1 $11.75 $12.50 $0.75
Saint Paul, MN (≥10,001) July 1 $12.50 $12.50 No Change
Saint Paul, MN (101-10,000) July 1 $11.50 $12.50 $1.00
Saint Paul, MN (6-100) July 1 $10.00 (possibly less than state rate) $11.00 $1.00
Saint Paul, MN (≤5) July 1 $9.25 (possibly less than state rate) $10.00 (possibly less than state rate) $0.75
Nevada (No Health Benefits Offered) July 1 $9.00 $9.75 $0.75
Nevada (Health Benefits Offered) July 1 $8.00 $8.75 $0.75
New York July 1 $14.50 $15.00 $0.50
Oregon (Urban) July 1 $13.25 $14.00 $0.75
Oregon (General) July 1 $12.00 $12.75 $0.75
Oregon (Nonurban) July 1 $11.50 $12.00 $0.50
Fall
Connecticut August 1 $12.00 $13.00 $1.00
Florida September 30 $8.65 $10.00 $1.35

1 Chicago, IL (Youth) Subsidized Temporary Youth/Transitional Employment Program – Under 18 Years Old.

2 On June, 4,2021, the Cook County Commission on Human Rights announced the minimum wage and minimum cash wage could not increase on July 1, 2021 due to the county’s unemployment rate in the previous year reaching a specific level, triggering a freeze to the annual CPI-based adjustment.

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