Wondering what the minimum wage is in Washington?


If you are a military spouse moving to JBLM, you may want to know what the minimum wage is.

Well, you will find it is higher than most states.  Just keep in mind that the state taxes you more as well and the prices of things may be higher as businesses compensate for the higher wages of their employees.  
Washington state's minimum wage increases to $15.74 per hour starting January 1, 2023.

Cities can also set a higher hourly minimum wage. Seattle and SeaTac both have higher wages.

The 2022 Minimum Wage in the state of Washington was $14.49 per hour.