States with minimum wage increases effective January 1, 2022

State Previous minimum wage New minimum wage as of Jan. 1, 2022 Amount of increase Type of increase Annual increase for full-time, full-year min. wage worker Previous tipped minimum wage Tipped minimum wage as of Jan. 1, 2022 Tipped minimum wage increase amount
Arizona $12.15 $12.80 $0.65 Inflation adjustment $1,352 $9.15 $9.80 $0.65
California $14.00 $15.00 $1.00 Legislation $2,080 $14.00 $15.00 $1.00
Colorado $12.32 $12.56 $0.24 Inflation adjustment $499 $9.30 $9.54 $0.24
Delaware $9.25 $10.50 $1.25 Legislation $2,600 $2.23 $2.23 (no increase)
Illinois $11.00 $12.00 $1.00 Legislation $2,080 $6.60 $7.20 $0.60
Maine $12.15 $12.75 $0.60 Inflation adjustment $1,248 $6.08 $6.38 $0.30
Maryland $11.75 $12.50 $0.75 Legislation $1,560 $3.63 $3.63 (no increase)
Massachusetts $13.50 $14.25 $0.75 Legislation $1,560 $5.55 $6.15 $0.60
Michigan $9.65 $9.87 $0.22 Legislation $458 $3.67 $3.75 $0.08
Minnesota $10.08 $10.33 $0.25 Inflation adjustment $520 $10.08 $10.33 $0.25
Missouri $10.30 $11.15 $0.85 Ballot measure $1,768 $5.15 $5.58 $0.43
Montana $8.75 $9.20 $0.45 Inflation adjustment $936 $8.75 $9.20 $0.45
New Jersey $12.00 $13.00 $1.00 Legislation $2,080 $4.13 $5.13 $1.00
New Mexico $10.50 $11.50 $1.00 Legislation $2,080 $2.55 $2.80 $0.25
New York $12.50 $13.20 $0.70 Inflation adjustment $1,456 $8.35 $8.80 $0.45
Ohio $8.80 $9.30 $0.50 Inflation adjustment $1,040 $4.40 $4.65 $0.25
Rhode Island $11.50 $12.25 $0.75 Legislation $1,560 $3.89 $3.89 (no increase)
South Dakota $9.45 $9.95 $0.50 Inflation adjustment $1,040 $4.73 $4.98 $0.25
Vermont $11.75 $12.55 $0.80 Legislation $1,664 $5.88 $6.28 $0.40
Virginia $9.50 $11.00 $1.50 Legislation $3,120 $2.13 $2.13 (no increase)
Washington $13.69 $14.49 $0.80 Inflation adjustment $1,664 $13.69 $14.49 $0.80

Notes: New York’s minimum wage increase took effect on 12/31/2021. “Legislation” indicates that the new rate was established by the legislature. “Ballot measure” indicates the new rate was set by a ballot initiative passed by voters. “Inflation adjustment” indicates that the new rate was established by a formula, reflecting the change in prices over the preceding year. Annual increase for full-time, full-year minimum wage worker is the hourly increase multiplied by 2080 hours (40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Source: EPI compilation of minimum wage data from state agency websites and state legislation.

View the underlying data on epi.org.