Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Release: Minimum Wage Rate by State
For the years 1968-1971 and 1976-1978, the displayed wage represents the largest minimum wage paid. Some individuals newly covered under state law received a lower wage.
For more information, visit https://www.dol.gov/whd/state/stateMinWageHis.htm
U.S. Department of Labor, Federal Minimum Wage Rate under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act [STTMINWGFG], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/STTMINWGFG, January 16, 2019.