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New Minimum Wage Rates Effective July 1

Minimum Wage Rates Will Increase in MD, OR, DC, and Several Large Cities

Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase in the following states and localities as follows:

  • Maryland: $10.10 per hour
  • Oregon: $10.75 per hour ($12.00 per hour in the Portland metropolitan area; $10.50 per hour in nonurban counties)
  • District of Columbia (DC): $13.25 per hour
  • Los Angeles, CA: $13.25 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees; $12.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees
  • Chicago, IL: $12.00 per hour
  • Cook County, IL: $11.00 per hour
  • San Francisco, CA: $15.00 per hour
  • Minneapolis, MN: $11.25 per hour for employers with 100 or more employees; $10.25 per hour for employers with 100 or fewer employees
  • Belmont, CA: $12.50 per hour
  • Emeryville, CA: $15.00 per hour
  • Malibu, CA: $13.25 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees; $12.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees
  • Milpitas, CA: $13.50 per hour
  • Pasadena, CA: $13.25 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees; $12.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees
  • San Leandro, CA: $13.00 per hour
  • Montgomery County, MD: $12.25 per hour for employers with 51 or more employees; $12.00 per hour for employers with 2-50 employees

Additional minimum wage rates may apply for tipped employees and in metropolitan areas. Be sure to comply with any local wage requirements that apply to your business.

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