Large Employers with Medical Benefits

(Under 16 years old)

Effective January 1, 2021
Minimum Wage


Minors under 16 years old can earn 85% of the hourly rate required.

YearMinimum Wage
2019 (January 1) $13.60/hour
2020 (January 1) $13.93/hour
2021 (January 1) $14.19/hour

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How old is the employee?

Under 16 years old


Does the employer pay toward medical benefits?



What size is the employer? 501 or more employees: Large Employer (Schedule 1)


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