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States with Highest Minimum Wage

29 states have state minimum wages set higher than the federally mandated minimum. Some of these states are currently implementing significant increases, set to roll out over the next several years. These are the states that currently have the highest minimum wage.

Rank

State

Minimum Wage

1.Washington$13.50
2.California$13.00
3.Massachusetts$12.75
4.Arizona$12.00
4.Colorado$12.00
4.Maine$12.00
7.New York$11.80
8.Connecticut$11.00
8.Maryland$11.00
8.New Jersey$11.00
8.Oregon$11.00

Source: AFL-CIO; U.S. Department of Labor; National Conference of State Legislatures, 2020

 

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