MINIMUM WAGE RATE WASHINGTON: $9.47
Washington’s minimum wage is adjusted annually based on changes in inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Washington’s minimum wage is $9.32 per hour, but workers who are 14 or 15 years old may be paid 85% of the adult minimum wage, or $8.049.
$75.76 per day
$378.80 per week
$19,697.60 per year working 40 hours per week and 52 weeks a year.
Interns or trainees in the for-profit private sector who are qualifying more as employees than as trainees must be paid at least the minimum wage and overtime compensation for more then 40 hours worked in a workweek.
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11/04/15 – Tacoma, WA voters approved a $12 city minimum wage phased in over two years. The new minimum wage will apply to most employees who work 80+ hours per year within Tacoma city limits and begins with an increase to $10.35 an hour on February 1, 2016, Jan.1, 2017: $11.15; Jan. 1, 2018: $12.
09/02/15 – Washington state’s minimum wage will not increase next year, and the state will no longer have the highest statewide minimum wage as of January. State officials announced that the current minimum wage of $9.47 an hour will not increase because inflation, as measured by the national Consumer Price Index. That index decreased 0.3 percent.
The minimum wage is for hospitality and transportation workers in and near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Washington’s state law doesn’t allow tip credit.
If you want to file a complaint you can contact your local Wage and Hour Division Office, or you can call the toll-free help line 1-866-4UWWAGE (1-866-487-92430). The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries has also online forms available to file a workplace rights complaint.
Effective January 1, 2018, the hourly minimum wage paid by a Schedule 1 employer shall be increased annually on a percentage basis to reflect the rate of inflation and calculated to the nearest cent on January 1 of each year thereafter
Effective on January 1 of 2025, and January 1 of every year thereafter, the hourly minimum wage paid by a Schedule 2 employer to any employee shall equal the hourly minimum wage applicable to Schedule 1 employers.