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

A list of states and their corresponding hourly minimum wage rates, which became effective on February 24, 2015, is available on the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Conference of State Legislatur... More » Health Fitness & Exercise
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