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