Employers Face Higher Payrolls as 10 States Increase Minimum Wage

Wage increases of between 10 and 35 cents an hour, increases of 1.4% and 4.7%, have been implemented in 10 states from the start of 2013.

Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, have all increased their minimum wages in January. The changes affect nearly 1 million workers across the 10 states, increasing wages by between $190 and $510 per year for the average minimum wage worker. XpertHR provides HR support on federal and state minimum wage laws, allowing employers to quickly and easily keep up to date with the latest wage rates.

XpertHR’s State Minimum Wage Rates Chart highlights the difference between the pay in all states, 19 of which now pay more than the federal minimum wage. The highest rate is in Washington, which has a minimum wage nearly $2 over.

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