Minimum wage increases to $15.19 for large employers Jan. 1, 2023

September 1, 2022

The minimum wage in Minneapolis automatically increases on Jan. 1, 2023 to $15.19 at franchises or employers with over 100 employees. It remains at $13.50 for other employees working in the city.

Coverage depends on the physical location (in the city of Minneapolis) of the employee while the employee is performing work, regardless of the employee’s age. Remember, tips and gratuities do not count toward payment of a minimum wage.

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The City’s Department of Civil Rights oversees compliance assistance and enforcement. Workers are encouraged, when necessary, to report violations online. The Department can also help workers recover back wages and damages in any other type of wage theft or sick and safe time violation that occurs within the city’s borders.

Minimum wage increases directly benefit tens of thousands of families and stimulate the local economy from the bottom up, promoting economic inclusion and reducing economic and racial disparities. For more information about the ordinance, visit the City’s website, call 311 or email

Minimum wage chart