State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.

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