20 States get a Minimum Wage Raise in 2017

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Michigan gets a raise from $8.50 per hour to $8.90 in 2017. Tipped workers go from $3.23 to $3.38 per hour.

19 other states, and Washington DC are also moving to raise Minimum Wage rates in 2017. Not all of the states below get minimum wage increases on January 1,2017. Washington state has some tier rates for younger workers to pay 85% of “adult minimum wages”.

State

2016 Minimum Wage

2017 Minimum Wage

Alaska

$9.75

$9.80

Arizona

$8.05

$10

Arkansas

$8

$8.50

California

$10

$10.50

Colorado

$8.31

$9.30

Connecticut

$9.60

$10.10

Florida

$8.05

$8.10

Hawaii

$8.50

$9.25

Maine

$7.50

$9

Maryland

$8.75

$9.25

Massachusetts

$10

$11

Michigan

$8.50

$8.90

Missouri

$7.65

$7.70

Montana

$8.05

$8.15

New Jersey

$8.38

$8.44

New York

$9

$9.70

Ohio

$8.10

$8.15

Oregon

$9.75

$10.25

South Dakota

$8.55

$8.65

Vermont

$9.60

$10

Washington

$9.47

$11

Washington DC is raising 7-1-17 to $12.50 from $11.50 per hour.

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage – is $10.20 up .05 cents per hour from 2016.