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History of the minimum wage

Date

General rate

Rate for employees receiving tips

Rate for employees of the clothing industry

May 1, 2014

$10,35

$8,90

$10,35

May 1, 2013

$10,15

$8,75

$10,15

May 1, 2012

$9.90

$8.55

$9.90

May 1, 2011

$9.65

$8.35

$9.65

May 1, 2010

$9.50

$8.25

$9.50

May 1, 2009

$9.00

$8.00

$9.00

May 1, 2008

$8.50

$7.75

$8.50

May 1, 2007

$8.00

$7.25

$8.25

May 1, 2006

$7.75

$7.00

$8.25

May 1, 2005

$7.60

$6.85

$8.10

May 1, 2004

$7.45

$6.70

$8.00

January 1, 2004

$7.30

$6.55

$8.00

May 1, 2003

$7.30

$6.55

$7.30
The same as the general rate

February 1, 2003

$7.30

$6.55

No data.

October 1, 2002

$7.20

$6.45

No data.

February 1, 2001

$7.00

$6.25

No data.

October 1, 2000

$6.90

$6.15

No data.

October 1, 1999

$6.90

$6.15

No data.

October 1, 1998

$6.90

$6.15

No data.

October 1, 1997

$6.80

$6.05

No data.

October 1, 1996

$6.70

$5.95

No data.

October 1, 1995

$6.45

$5.73

No data.

October 1, 1994

$6.00

$5.28

No data.

October 1, 1993

$5.85

$5.13

No data.

October 1, 1992

$5.70

$5.00

No data.

October 1, 1991

$5.55

$4.83

No data.

October 1, 1990

$5.30

$4.58

No data.

October 1, 1989

$5.00

$4.28

No data.

October 1, 1988

$4.75

$4.03

No data.

October 1, 1987

$4.55

$3.83

No data.

October 1, 1986

$4.35

$3.63

No data.