Montana Minimum Wage Changes for 2014
Montana’s minimum wage is increasing ten cents per hour on Wednesday, January 1st.Your new hourly wage will be $7.90 if you were getting paid the minimum wage of $7.80 per hour in 2013.
Comparing Montana’s minimum wage to the federal number, Montana surpassed that years ago. The Federal Minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. There will be 14 states increasing their state minimum wage in 2014.
California has the biggest jump with a 2014 increase of a dollar per hour. California will go from $8.00 to $9.00. Congress has been lobbying for a federal wage increase to $10.10 per hour to keep up with the rate of inflation. The last federal increase for per hour employees was in 2007 when it went from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour.