2024-06-20 State Minimum Wage Updates

Several states and local jurisdictions will increase their minimum wage rates on July 1, 2024. Below is a summary of these changes and guidelines to help you comply with your minimum wage requirements. 

As a reminder, when federal and state or local payroll laws differ, the employer must adhere to the law that benefits the employee the most. In cases where the state minimum wage is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, the employee must be paid the higher state wage.

You can see a rundown of January 2024’s state minimum wage increases here. Need a refresher on other states? You can find a complete list of minimum wage by the state on the Department of Labor’s website.

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State Minimum Wage Increases

The following table covers minimum wage increases for all applicable states. Unless otherwise noted, all rates are effective July 1, 2024. Some states adjust their wages annually for inflation. Nextep will update accordingly as announcements are made.

State
Hourly Minimum Wage Rate, Effective 7/1/2024
District of Columbia $17.50
Florida $13.00, effective  9/1/24
Nevada $12.00
Puerto Rico $10.50

 

Local Minimum Wage Increases

Several cities and counties are also increasing their minimum wage effective July 1, 2024.

State
Hourly Minimum Wage Rate, Effective 7/1/2024
Alameda, CA $17.00
Berkeley, CA $18.07 for each hour worked in the city
Emeryville, CA $19.36
Fremont, CA $17.30
Los Angeles County, CA $17.27
Los Angeles, CA $17.28
Malibu, CA $17.27
Milpitas, CA $17.70
Pasadena, CA $17.50
San Francisco, CA $18.67
Santa Monica, CA $17.27
Chicago, IL $16.20 for employers with 4 or more employees
Cook County, IL $14.05
Montgomery County, MD $17.15 – large employers*

$15.50 – mid-size employers

$15.00 – small employers

Minneapolis, MN $15.57
St. Paul, MN $15.57 – large employers*

$14.00 – small employers

$12.25 – micro employers

Portland, OR $15.95
Rural Counties, OR $13.70 in rural counties

$14.70 in all other “standard” counties

Renton, WA $20.29 for large employers w/ more than 500

$18.29 for mid-size employers or have an annual gross of $2 million+

Tukwila, WA $19.29 – small employers*

$20.29 – large employers

 

* See the location’s Department of Labor website for the state’s definition of micro, small, mid-sized, and large employers.

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