The minimum wage in Maryland rose to $10.10 per hour on July 1, up from $9.25. This is the final step in a set of scheduled increases enacted in 2014 to raise the state minimum wage above the federal rate of $7.25 per hour. Maryland employers are required to display a new poster.
Montgomery County’s minimum wage rose to $12 per hour for employers with 50 or fewer employees, and to $12.25 for employers with more than 50 employees. Employees under 20 years of age must be paid at least 85 percent of the county minimum wage for their first six months. Montgomery County employers are required to display a new poster.
Prince George’s County’s minimum wage is $11.50 per hour, with no increases scheduled. PG County employers are required to display a poster.
The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation to further increase the state minimum wage, likely to $15. Similar legislation was unsuccessfully floated in the past General Assembly session.
Virginia uses the federal minimum wage of $7.25. DC’s minimum wage rose to $13.25 on July 1, up from $12.50.Download Bulletin PDF