Florida's minimum wage in 2014 was $7.93 per hour. Florida voters enacted an automatic annual minimum wage hike of 12 cents in 2004 that takes effect on January 1 of each year.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is also subject to the annual 12-cent increase. In 2014, the minimum wage for tipped employees was $4.91.
The state was ahead of the federal minimum wage of $7.25 in 2014 and had the highest minimum wage of all neighboring states in the South. Florida was one of 29 states with a higher minimum wage than the federal requirement in 2014, but it had one of the lower minimum wages among that group.