2018 Minimum Wage Updates

December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017 LI Advantage

2018 Minimum Wage Updates

To assist with your planning, the following indicates states with increased minimum wage rates effective January 1,2018.

Note: The New York effective date for minimum wage changes is December 31, 2017. Click here for a breakdown of the NY Minimum Wage by industry and location.

State Non-Tipped Employees

Tipped Employees

Alaska $9.84 N/A
Arizona $10.50 $7.50
California $11.00 (Large ER)

$10.50 (Small ER)

Colorado $10.20 $7.18
Florida $8.25 $5.23
Hawaii $10.10 $9.35
Maine $10.00 $5.00
Michigan $9.25 $3.52
Minnesota $9.65 (Large Employer)
$7.87 (All others)
Missouri $7.85 $3.925
Montana $8.30 N/A
New Jersey $8.60 $2.13 (didn’t change)
New York $10.40* Click here for Hospitality Min Wage Updates
Ohio $8.30 $4.15
Rhode Island $10.10 $3.89
South Dakota $8.85 $4.425
Vermont $10.50 $5.25
Washington $11.50 N/A

*Minimum wage rates may vary by industry and location within New York State.

We are happy to assist you in complying with these new minimum wage rates. Review your payroll to determine if your business and employees are affected by these changes and notify us of any necessary adjustments. Failure to comply with minimum wage laws may result in substantial penalties.

Important: Advantage will not make any changes to your employees’ payroll, including rate changes without your express instructions to do so.

If you have questions, please contact your payroll specialist.

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