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Michigan Minimum Wage


What are Minimum Wages in Michigan?

What's the minimum wage in Michigan? For entrepreneurs and small business owners with employees, it's important to know whether your state has a minimum wage law. Information on minimum wages can be tough to find so we've done the research for you. Here's the minimum wage for Michigan.

As of January 1, 2014, minimum wage in Michigan is $7.40.
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Michigan is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. The Michigan minimum wage law applies to businesses with 2 or more employees. The minimum wage in Michigan is $.15 more than the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25.

On September 1, 2014, the Michigan minimum wage will be increased to $8.15. Additional increases are scheduled for subsequent years as follows: to $8.50 on January 1, 2016; to $8.90 on January 1, 2017; and finally to $9.25 on January 1, 2018.

Please realize that the Michigan minimum wages cited above may have changed since we posted this minimum wage information. State minimum wages can change because new laws are enacted or because old laws contained scheduled increases. You should also be aware that state law often exempts particular company types, occupations and industries. To get the latest minimum wages for Michigan, visit

Last Updated: June 27, 2014.

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