26 States to Raise Minimum Wage in 2022

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  • 03/02/2023

Over half of the states in the U.S. will increase minimum wage in 2022, according to a report. 

As reported by the Daily Caller, 26 states will raise their minimum wages, with 22 of the states starting the increase on January 1. 

West Hollywood, California will see the largest increase, with hotel workers set to earn at least $17.64 per hour beginning January 1. 

California and New York have the highest minimum wages in the country at $15 per hour. 

Ten states, including Connecticut and Massachusetts, plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. New Jersey plans to increase by 2024, while Delaware, Illinois, Maryland and Rhode Island plan to increase by 2025.

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