2019 Michigan Minimum Wage Increase Reminder

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Christine Porras
Christine Porras CPP Payroll Supervisor CPAs & Advisors

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On March 29, 2019, Michigan minimum wage will increase to $9.45 an hour. 

Minors age 16 to 17 may be paid a reduced rate of 85 percent of the minimum hourly wage rate. 

A youth training wage of $4.25 per hour may be paid to employees 16-19 years of age for the first 90 days of their employment.

Tipped employee hourly wage rates will increase to $3.59 an hour.

These rates will be adjusted annually for inflation, up to a maximum of 3.5 percent per year. 

Note that the 2019 rate increases are effective for wages earned on or after the indicated date, and not the actual wage payment date. 

Download the PDF rate schedule, including years 2020 and 2021 increases.


The full rate schedule is also available on the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website.

Contact your Yeo & Yeo payroll solutions professional for assistance.

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