29 federal states have a minimum wage above the federal level

Yahoo!-ABC Network News | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. 29 states have a minimum wage above the federal level through the Associated Press December 30, 2018, 1:25 P.M. and 0 shares millions of minimum wage workers receive a new Year’s salary increase. 0 actions e-mail The national minimum wage of $7.25 per hour has remained the same since 2009. Since then, 29 states and the district of Columbia have set minimum wages above federal levels. Twenty states have minimum wage increases that take effect around the start of the new Year. Here is a look at the states that exceed the federal minimum, with their current salary and, if necessary, the new one: Alaska: currently $9.84, New $9.89. Arizona: Current $10.50, New $11. Arkansas: Currently $8.50, New $9.25. California, more than 25 employees: currently $11, new $12 in California, 25 employees or less: current $10.50, New $11. Colorado: Currently $10.20, New $111 in Connecticut: Current $10.10. Delaware: Current $8.25, New $8.75. District of Columbia: Courant $13.25. Florida: Current $8.25, New $8.46. Hawaii: 10.10 Current dollars. Maine: Current $10, new $11. Maryland: Electricity: $10.10. Massachusetts: Currently $11, new 12 dollars from Michigan: current 9.25 dollars, new 9.45 dollars from Minnesota: current 9.65 dollars, new 9.86 Missouri dollars, current: 7.85 dollars, new 8.60 dollars. Montana: Current $8.30, New $8.50. Nebraska: Current $9. New Jersey: Current $8.60, new $8.85 New Mexico: Current $7.50 dollars. New York: Electricity: $10.40, new $11.10. Ohio, currently $8.30, new $8.55 Oregon: Current $10.75. Rhode Island: Current $10.10, New $10.50 South Dakota: $8.85 current dollars, new $9.10 dollars. Vermont, currently $10.50, new $10.78 Washington, at present $11.50, new $12. West Virginia, currently $8.75.

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