New York is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. The minimum wage in New York is $.75 more than the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25.
The rise to $8.00, from $7.25, occurred on December 31, 2013. There are additional planned increases to the New York minimum wage on December 31, 2014, to $8.85, and on December 31, 2015 to $9.00.
Please realize that the New York 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 New York, visit www.dol.gov.
Last Updated: June 27, 2014.
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