According to the Department of Labor, changes to the minimum wage will be effective on January 1st, 2021 across 25 states.

In this post, Camelo will inform employers of the 2021 minimum wage rates based on your location.

Note: The rates listed below are only general information. For further legal advice and information, please contact your local state agency.

Alabama

The standard minimum wage in Alabama will remain at $7.25.

Alaska

Alaska’s minimum wage will increase from $10.19 to $10.34.

Arizona

Arizona’s minimum wage will increase from $12.00 to $12.15.

The minimum wage for tipped workers will remain at $9.

Arkansas

Arkansas’ minimum wage will increase from $10.00 to $11.00.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.64.

California

California’s minimum wage will increase from $13.00 to $14.00 for employers with 26 employees or more.

California’s minimum wage will increase from $12.00 to $13.00 for employers with 25 employees or less.

Many California cities and counties have also made increases to their minimum wage in 2021:

Colorado

Colorado’s minimum wage will increase from $12.00 to $12.32.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $9.30.

Denver will increase the minimum wage to $14.77 in 2021 and to $15.87 in 2022.

Connecticut

The standard minimum wage in Connecticut will increase from $12.00 to $13.00 on August 1, 2021.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $6.38.

Delaware

Delaware’s minimum wage will increase from $9.25 to $10.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.23.

District of Columbia

The standard minimum wage in District of Columbia will remain at $15.00.

Florida

Florida’s minimum wage will increase from $8.56 to $10. The Florida government plans to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2026.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $5.63.

Georgia

The standard minimum wage in Georgia will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Hawaii

The standard minimum wage in Hawaii will remain at $10.10.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $10.10.

Idaho

The standard minimum wage in Idaho will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.35.

Illinois

Illinois’ minimum wage will increase from $10.00 to $11.00. The Illinois government plans to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $6.60.

Indiana

The standard minimum wage in Indiana will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Iowa

The standard minimum wage in Iowa will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $4.35.

Kansas

The standard minimum wage in Kansas will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Kentucky

The standard minimum wage in Kentucky will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

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Louisiana

The standard minimum wage in Louisiana will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Maine

Maine’s minimum wage will increase from $12.00 to $12.15.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $6.08.

Maryland

Maryland’s minimum wage will increase to $11.75 for employers with 26 or more employees, and to $11.60 for employers with 25 or less employees.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.63.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ minimum wage will increase from $12.75 to $13.50.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is increasing to $5.55.

Michigan

Michigan’s minimum wage will increase from $9.65 to $9.87.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.67.

Minnesota

Minnesota’s minimum wage will increase to $10.08 for large employers with over $500k in annual sales, and to $8.21 for small employers with less than $500k in annual sales.

Mississippi

The standard minimum wage in Mississippi will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Missouri

Missouri’s minimum wage will increase from $9.45 to $10.30.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $4.725.

Montana

Montana’s minimum wage will increase from $8.65 to $8.75.

Small employers making less than $110k annually have to pay tipped workers $4.

Large employers making more than $110k annually have to pay tipped workers the standard minimum wage rate.

Nevada

Nevada’s minimum wage will increase from $9.00 to $9.75 on July 1, 2021.

Employers have to pay tipped employees the standard minimum wage rate.

New Hampshire

The standard minimum wage in New Hampshire will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.26.

New Jersey

New Jersey’s minimum wage will increase from $11.00 to $12.00.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is increasing to $4.13.

minimum wage rates for US employees

New Mexico

New Mexico’s minimum wage will increase from $9.00 to $10.50.

The new minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.55.

New York State

The standard minimum wage in New York State will increase to $12.50.

Tipped workers are paid depending on their industry.

North Carolina

The standard minimum wage in North Carolina will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

North Dakota

The standard minimum wage in North Dakota will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $4.86.

Ohio

Ohio’s minimum wage will increase from $8.70 to $8.80.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $4.40.

Oklahoma

The standard minimum wage in Oklahoma will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Oregon

The standard minimum wage in Oregon will increase to $12.75, effective on July 1, 2021.

Pennsylvania

The standard minimum wage in Pennsylvania will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.83.

Puerto Rico

The standard minimum wage in Puerto Rico will remain at $6.55.

Rhode Island

The standard minimum wage in Rhode Island will remain at $11.50.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $3.89.

South Carolina

The standard minimum wage in South Carolina will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

South Dakota

South Dakota’s minimum wage will increase from $9.30 to $9.45.

Tennessee

The standard minimum wage in Tennessee will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Texas

The standard minimum wage in Texas will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Utah

The standard minimum wage in Utah will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Vermont

Vermont’s minimum wage will increase from $10.96 to $11.75.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $5.88.

Virginia

The standard minimum wage in Virginia will increase to $9.50, starting on May 1, 2021.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.13.

Washington

Washington’s minimum wage will increase from $13.50 to $13.69.

Businesses have to pay tipped workers the standard minimum wage rate.

West Virginia

The standard minimum wage in West Virginia will remain at $8.75.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $6.13.

Wisconsin

The standard minimum wage in Wisconsin will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.33.

Wyoming

The standard minimum wage in Wyoming will remain at $7.25.

The minimum wage for tipped workers is $2.33.

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