These states have the highest minimum wage in 2023

By Gili Malinsky

April 14, 2023

About half of U.S. states hiked their minimum wages in January, with a few more gearing up to do so later this year.

Eight state minimums now hover in the $13 per hour range, like those in Illinois and Arizona. Eighteen remain the same as the federal minimum, $7.25 per hour, like those in Idaho and Oklahoma. Regardless, none match the living needs of all of their residents, at least according to MIT’s Living Wage Calculator. (…See more)