While the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour for covered nonexempt employees, many states have their own minimum wage laws. Employees will receive the higher of the two minimum wages in states with minimum wage laws.
A map of the U.S. with the 2022 state minimum wage rates.
Data updated as of January 1, 2022. For more information about state minimum wage laws, visit the U.S. Department of Labor.