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HR Update: Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

By June 15, 2021 No Comments

On July 1st the minimum wage is set to rise for certain states, cities, and some counties. Below is a comprehensive list that includes those effected.



  • Chicago $14.00 for employers with 4-20 employees and $15.00 for employers with 21 or more employees; tipped wage: $8.40 for employers with 4-20 employees and $9.00 for employers with 21 or more employees. Poster link
  • Cook County’s tipped worker wage $6.60however many Cook County municipalities have opted out of the minimum wage ordinance. Poster not yet available.


  • Montgomery County $13.50 for employers with 1-10 employees, $14.00 for employers with 11-50 employees, and $15.00 for employers with 51 or more employees. Poster link


  • Minneapolis $12.50 for employers with 100 or fewer employees and $14.25 for employers with more than 100 employees. Poster link
  • St Paul $10.00 for employers with 1-5 employees, $11.00 for employers with 6-100 employees, and $12.50 for employers with 101 or more employees. Poster link

Nevada $8.75 with health benefits and $9.75 without health benefits. Poster link

Oregon Poster link

  • Standard counties of Benton, Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk, Tillamook, Wasco, Yamhill, and parts of Clackamas, Multnoham, Washington counties $12.75
  • Portland Metro within the urban growth boundary including parts of Clackamas, Multnoham, Washington counties $14.00
  • Non-urban Counties: Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler $12.00.

Washington D.C.$15.20, tipped wage $5.05. Poster link  

Also, on August 1st, Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase to $13.00. Poster link  

Please do not hesitate to reach out to your payroll specialists with any questions or concerns.

*The information provided in this communication is general in nature and is for informational purposes only. It should not be construed as legal, tax, or accounting advice. 

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