Minimum Wage: Michigan
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor
- Michigan's minimum wage is currently $8.50 per hour. It is scheduled to increase in stages, reaching $9.25 per hour in 2018. See Minimum Wage.
- Under certain conditions, tipped employees may be paid a cash wage of 38 percent of the minimum wage. See Credit for Tipped Employees.
- Some employees may be paid less than the minimum wage if certain conditions are met. See Subminimum Wages.
- Local governmental bodies in Michigan are prohibited by the state from enacting their own local minimum wage ordinances. See Local Minimum Wages.