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2021 minimum wage rate increases

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The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced that the minimum wage will be raised to $13.69 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2021. Workers who are 14 or 15 years old may be paid 85% of the adult minimum wage, which amounts to $11.64 an hour. The official announcement can be found here.

Information regarding Seattle and Seatac’s minimum wage rates, which are higher than the state rate, is still pending.