State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 & December 25, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, December 24.

DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry

 

History of Minimum Wage in Maryland

 

The two rates shown in 1968, and 1976 reflect the former multiple-track minimum-wage system.

 
1968 $1.00 & $1.15
1970 $1.30
1972 $1.60
1976 $2.20 & $2.30
1979 $2.90
1980 $3.10
1981 $3.35
1991 $3.80
1992 $4.25
1997 $4.75
1998 $5.15
2007 $6.15*
2008 $6.55*
2009 $7.25*
January 1, 2015 $8.00
July 1, 2015 $8.25
 

*Maryland follows the higher federal minimum