Are You Ready for Minimum Wage Increases in July?


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Quick Look

  • Prepare for minimum wage updates in your areas of operation as of July 1, 2024.


On July 1, 2024, minimum wage will increase in states and localities across the country. Although not a comprehensive list, the following are key areas to review. All changes go into effect on July 1, 2024 unless otherwise noted.



  • California Fast Food Restaurants: $20.00/hour (as of April 1, 2024)
  • California Healthcare Workers: $18.00 – $23.00/hour (extended from June 1 to July 1, 2024)
  • Alameda: $17.00/hour
  • Berkeley: $18.67/hour
  • Emeryville: $19.36/hour
  • Fremont: $17.30/hour
  • Los Angeles City: $17.28/hour; $20.32/hour for hotel workers
  • Los Angeles County: $17.27/hour
  • Malibu: $17.27/hour
  • Milpitas: $17.70/hour
  • Pasadena: $17.50/hour
  • San Francisco: $18.67/hour
  • Santa Monica: $17.27/hour

District of Columbia: $17.50/hour


  • Chicago: $16.20/hour
  • Cook County: $14.05/hour


  • Montgomery County: $17.15/hour (51+ employees); $15.50/hour (11-50 employees); $15.00/hour (1-10 employees)


  • Minneapolis: $15.57/hour (1-100 employees)
  • St. Paul: $15.57/hour (101-10,000 employees); $14.00/hour (6-100 employees); $12.25/hour (1-5 employees)

Nevada: $12.00/hour

New Mexico

  • Santa Fe City and County: $14.60/hour (as of March 1, 2024)


  • Standard: $14.70/hour
  • Portland Metro: $15.95/hour
  • Nonurban Counties: $13.70/hour


  • Renton: $20.29/hour (501+ employees); $18.29/hour (15-500 employees)
  • Tukwila: $19.29 (15-500 employees)


Employers should also review tipped employee minimum wage changes, and any impact to overtime and exempt employee pay.


Action Items

  1. Prepare to update minimum wage rates in payroll systems.
  2. Notify employees of wage increases, if required.
  3. Display updated minimum wage posters in the workplace and provide posters to remote workers.


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