Ohio Minimum Wage
What are Minimum Wages in Ohio?
What's the minimum wage in Ohio? 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 Ohio.
As of January 1, 2021, minimum wage in Ohio is $8.80 for large employers.
Ohio is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. The minimum wage in Ohio is $1.55 more than the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25. In Ohio, if the company grosses less than $323,000, the minimum wage is equal to the federal rate of $7.25.
The state's minimum wage rate was at one point tied to the Consumer Price Index, which accounted for the 2014 increase from $7.85 to $8.80 per hour, but it has not increased since then.
Please realize that the Ohio 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 Ohio, visit www.dol.gov.
Last Updated: January 4, 2021.
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