Research Report A Comparison of State Minimum Wages
Norton Francis, Yuri Shadunsky
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This Tax Fact examines minimum wages across states. The current federal minimum wage, which applies to almost all employees, is $7.25 per hour unchanged since 2010. The District of Columbia and 21 states set minimum wages higher than the federal rate.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets State and local finance
Tags State and local tax issues Wages and economic mobility
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center