Delaware Minimum Wage
What are Minimum Wages in Delaware?
What's the minimum wage in Delaware? 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 Delaware.
As of January 1, 2021, minimum wage in Delaware is $9.25.
Delaware is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. The minimum wage in Delaware is $2.00 more than the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25.
Previously, the Delaware minimum wage was $7.25, matching the Federal minimum wage, but it increased 50 cents to $7.75 on June 1, 2014. On June 1, 2015, it was raised 50 cents to $8.25 per hour, or $1.00 more than the federal minimum wage. In 2020, it jumped to $9.25.
The next increase will occur on April 2021, at which point the Delaware minimum wage will be raised to $10.25 per hour.
Please realize that the Delaware 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 Delaware, visit www.dol.gov.
Last Updated: January 4, 2021.
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