NYS Legislative Alerts: Minimum Wage Increases

As of 12/31/2017, the Minimum Wage in New York State has increased as indicated in the table below.

Location Wage Rate*
New York State $10.40
Nassau, Suffolk & Westchester $11.00
New York City – 10 or less employees $12.00
New York City – 11 or more employees $13.00

*There are different hourly rates for workers in the fast food industry and those who receive tips. Click here to access summaries of wage order rate increases through 2021.

The Minimum Wage rates are scheduled to increase each year on 12/31 until they reach $15.00 per hour. Employers must post a Minimum Wage Information poster in their establishment found here.

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