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Which US states have a higher minimum wage?

While the federal minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour, many states have a higher minimum wage. If your state has a higher minimum wage than the federal minimum wage, your state's minimum wage takes precedence.

Here's a list of states that have a higher minimum wage than the federal minimum wage:

  1. Alaska

  2. Arizona

  3. Arkansas

  4. California

  5. Colorado

  6. Connecticut

  7. Delaware

  8. Florida

  9. Hawaii

  10. Illinois

  11. Maine

  12. Maryland

  13. Massachusetts

  14. Michigan

  15. Minnesota

  16. Missouri

  17. Montana

  18. Nebraska

  19. New Jersey

  20. New Mexico

  21. Nevada

  22. New York

  23. Ohio

  24. Oregon

  25. Rhode Island

  26. South Dakota

  27. Virginia

  28. Vermont

  29. Washington

  30. West Virginia

Is your state on the list? If yes, check your state's current minimum wage at the U.S. Department of Labor's website.

The remaining states have a minimum wage that is less or equal to the federal minimum wage or no established state minimum wage.


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