Update Applicable to:
All employers in the state of Florida.

What happened?
Florida’s minimum wage will increase as part of the state’s plan to raise the rate to $15 per hour by 2026.

What are the details?
In November 2020, Florida voters approved changes to the state’s minimum wage, which will gradually increase from $8.65 an hour to $15 an hour by September 2026. To comply, employers must implement the following hourly minimum wage schedule for non-tipped employees:

Effective DateFlorida Minimum Wage
January 1, 2021$8.65
September 30, 2021$10.00
September 30, 2022$11.00
September 30, 2023$12.00
September 30, 2024$13.00
September 30, 2025$14.00
September 30, 2026$15.00

Beginning on September 30, 2022, the minimum wage will increase from $10 per hour to $11 per hour for standard employees and from $6.98 per hour to $7.98 per hour for tipped workers.

For more information, please see the links below:

Article 1Article 2Article 3

What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the links above and change their payroll so that their employees are paid the appropriate wage by September 30, 2022.