Arizona minimum wage update

  • The state minimum wage effective January 1, 2021 is $12.15, and “must be paid for all hours worked, regardless of the frequency of payment and regardless of whether the wage is paid on an hourly, salaried, commissioned, piece rate, or any other basis.”
  • Employers are permitted to pay tipped employees up to $3.00 per hour less than the minimum wage (bringing the minimum wage for tipped employees for 2021 to $9.15 per hour), provided that the employees earn at least minimum wage for all hours worked each week, including tips.
  • For more information, please visit the Industrial Commission of Arizona website.

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