New York State Minimum Wage Increases

As of December 31, 2018, all employers in New York State must comply with the following minimum wage requirements.  There may be some additional requirements for specialty businesses like hospitality, building services and farm workers, but the following chart is applicable to most employees in New York State:

 

Location
12/31/16 12/31/17 12/31/18 12/31/19 12/31/20 2021
  NYC – Large Employers (of 11 or more) $11.00 $13.00 $15.00
NYC – Small Employers (10 or less) $10.50 $12.00 $13.50 $15.00
Long Island & Westchester $10.00 $11.00 $12.00 $13.00 $14.00 $15.00
Remainder of New York State $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.80 $12.50
General Minimum Wage Rate Schedule

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