The minimum wage rate in 2014 ranged from no state-minimum-wage rate to $9.32 per hour in Washington state, as reported by CNN Money. In states with wages below the federal rate, set at $7.25 per hour in 2014, the federa... More » Government & Politics Law

The federal minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 per hour. This rate went into effect in July 2009 and remains the minimum wage as of 2015, though some cities and states have higher minimum wages. More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

As of 2015, the states that offer the lowest minimum wage rates are Georgia and Wyoming, which offer rates lower than the minimum federal rate. Five other states in the United States do not have a state minimum wage law ... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries
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The state which offers the highest minimum wage is Washington state at $9.47 an hour, as of 2015. The District of Columbia holds the highest minimum wage in the country at $10.50 an hour. More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

As of October 2014, the United States Department of Labor reports that the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour. The agency states that the requirement for this hourly rate went into effect for all non-exempt Am... More » Government & Politics Law

As of 2014, the New Jersey minimum wage is $8.25 per hour, $1 above the federal minimum, according to Voters approved a ballot initiative in November 2013 that changed the state's constitution to raise the state'... More » Government & Politics Law

Minimum wage does vary from state to state, and Oklahoma has the lowest minimum wage at $2 per hour, whereas Georgia and Wyoming have the next-lowest minimum wage set at $5.15 per hour, as of 2015, according to the Natio... More » Government & Politics Law