Minimum Wage: Colorado
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Colorado's minimum wage is $8.31 per hour. It is adjusted annually for inflation. See Minimum Wage.
- Employers may make deductions from employees' wages only for certain reasons. See Deductions Above the Minimum Wage.
- Employers may apply employees' tips and the cost of meals and lodging toward the minimum wage. See Credit for Tipped Employees and Credit for Board and Lodging.
- Certain employers may pay minors and employees with physical disabilities less than the minimum wage. See Subminimum Wages.