Minimum Wage Updates (Effective July 1st)

Minimum Wage Updates (Effective July 1st)

Is your state’s minimum wage increasing? We’ve organized the latest minimum wage updates, effective July 1, below alphabetically by state so you can scan the list and see if you need to update your payroll!


  • Alameda: $15.75
  • Berkeley:$16.99
  • Emeryville: $17.68
  • Fremont: $16.00
  • Foster City: $15.75 (Note: Minimum wage is new this year and will increase again on January 1, 2023.)
  • Los Angeles City: $16.04
  • Unincorporated Los Angeles County: $15.96
  • Malibu: $15.96
  • Milpitas: $16.40
  • Pasadena: $16.11
  • San Francisco: $16.99
  • Santa Monica: $15.96
  • West Hollywood:
    • $16.00 (for employers with 1–49 employees)
    • $16.50 (for employers 50+ employees)


  • $14.00 (for employers of all sizes)

District of Columbia:

  • $16.10 (for employers of all sizes)


  • Chicago:
    • $14.50 (for employers with 4–20 employees)
    • $15.40 (for employers with 21+ employees)
  • Cook County: $13.35

Maryland (Montgomery County):

  • $13.50 (for employers with 1-10 employees)
  • $14.00 (for employers with 11-50 employees)
  • $15.00 (for employers with 51+ employees)
  • $14.50 (for employers with 11+ employees tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3))


  • Minneapolis:
    • $13.50 (for employers with 1–100 employees)
    • $15.00 (for employers with 101+employees)
  • St. Paul:
    • $10.75 (for employers with 1–5 employees)
    • $12.00 (for employers with 6–100 employees
    • $13.50 (for employers with 101–10,000 employees)
    • $15.00 (for employers with 10,001+ employees)


    • $9.50 (for employers who offer health benefits* that meet certain criteria)
    • $10.50 (for employers who do not offer sufficient benefits)

*A qualifying health benefit must offer the following: Ambulatory patient services; emergency services; hospitalization; maternity and newborn care; mental health and substance use disorder services; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; laboratory services; preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management; pediatric services (not required to include oral and vision care); any other health care service or coverage level required to be included in an individual or group health benefit plan pursuant to state or federal law


  • $14.75 (for Portland Metro within Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary including Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties)
  • $12.50 (for Nonurban Counties including Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, and Wheeler Counties)
  • $12.50 (for all other “Standard” Counties including Benton Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk, Tillamook, Wasco, Yamhill, and parts of Clackamas, Multnomah & Washington Counties outside of the urban growth boundary)

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