Effective as of 12/31/2018, New York State’s minimum wage has been increased across the state. The minimum age increase will vary depending on the region. We have complied a list of the regional increases and details on who will be affected.
New York City:
- $13.50 per hour for businesses with 10 or fewer employees
- $15.00 per hour for businesses with 11 or more employees
Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties:
- $12.00 per hour
The Rest of New York State
In the remainder of the state, it is $11.10 per hour however there are different hourly rates for workers in the fast food industry and those who receive tips. These rates remain in effect until December 30, 2019. If you have questions, please speak to one of our Payroll Specialists for more specific information on NYS minimum wage increases for 2019 and beyond.
|NYC – Large Employers (of 11 or more)||$11.00||$13.00||$15.00|
|NYC – Small Employers (10 or less)||$10.50||$12.00||$13.50||$15.00|
|Long Island & Westchester||$10.00||$11.00||$12.00||$13.00||$14.00||$15.00|
|Remainder of New York State||$9.70||$10.40||$11.10||$11.80||$12.50||*|