Here is a convenient list of States updating Minimum Wages Effective January of 2017.  We have also included the most recent additions from Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington.

 

Taxing Authority Minimum Wage Rate
AK $9.80 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
AR $8.50 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
AZ $8.15 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
CT $10.10 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
CO $9.30 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
FL $8.10 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
HI $9.25 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
MA $11.00 per hour, effective 1-1-2017.
ME $9.00 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
MI  $8.90 per hour, effective1-1-2017
MT $8.15 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
NJ $8.44 per hour, effective 1-1-2017.
NY $9.70 per hour, effective 12-31-16 (increasing on 12-31-16 to $11 per hour for NYC employers with 11 or more employees (large employers) and to $10.50 per hour for NYC employers with 10 or fewer employees. Long Island & Westchester County increasing to $10.00 per hour). Effective 12-31-16, Fast Food Workers in NYC $12.00 per hour and in rest of the state $10.75 per hour.
OH $8.15 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
SD $8.65 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
VT  $10.00 per hour, effective 1-1-2017
WA $11.00 per hour effective 1-1-2017 (previously $9.53 before passing I1433)

 

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