Minimum Wage Tracker | Economic Policy Institute

The federal minimum wage has not been raised since 2009. In the absence of action at the national level, many states and localities have raised their own minimum wages. Explore the map to see how these rapidly changing laws differ across the country, and read EPI’s recent research explaining the benefits of raising the minimum wage and eliminating the subminimum wage for tipped workersValues as of January 1, 2022

Until 1996 the federal tipped minimum wage was set as a percentage of the regular minimum wage. When the regular minimum wage was increased in 1996, the tipped minimum wage was fixed at $2.13.

Minimum Wage Tracker | Economic Policy Institute