Workers earning minimum wage in nearly two dozen states can expect a raise to begin the new year, and several more will implement increases later in 2023.

KABC reports the following states are set to raise their minimum wages by January 1:

Minimum wage increases later in 2023:

*The minimum wage is indexed for inflation in the starred states and D.C., meaning it is automatically adjusted each year for increases in prices.


The federal minimum wage remains unchanged at $7.25. It was last raised on July 24, 2009, and applies in the following 20 states: Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.