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NMW United States 2021

The national minimum wage in United States unchanged this year

In 2021, the national minimum wage in United States remained fixed at €1,024.1 per month, that is 12,289 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in United States dollars, which is the official currency in United States, we can see that, this year, it was 1,256.7 United States dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable, while the CPI of 2020 which was 1.4%, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, United States is in 18 nd place of the 101 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage United States. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2021 and see all the information about this country in United States economy.

United States - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20211,256.7$1,256.7€1,024.1
December 2020€1,049.0
January 20201,256.7$1,256.7€1,118.6
December 2019€1,144.3
January 20191,256.7$1,256.7€1,097.5
December 2018€1,106.3
January 20181,256.7$1,256.7€1,047.8
December 2017€1,060.6
January 20171,256.7$1,256.7€1,192.2
December 2016€1,181.6
January 20161,256.7$1,256.7€1,154.3
December 2015€1,187.9
January 20151,256.7$1,256.7€1,035.1
December 2014€1,006.7
January 20141,256.7$1,256.7€911.2
December 2013€923.3
January 20131,256.7$1,256.7€952.5
December 2012€967.7
January 20121,256.7$1,256.7€971.2
December 2011€936.6
January 20111,256.7$1,256.7€940.5
December 2010€966.8
January 20101,256.7$1,256.7€872.3
December 2009€755.7
January 20091,135.3$1,135.3€815.8
December 2008€796.7
January 20081,014.0$1,014.0€688.8
December 2007€604.8
January 2007892.7$892.7€677.8
December 2006€676.3
January 2006892.7$892.7€756.7
December 2005€758.5
January 2005892.7$892.7€655.4
December 2004€671.4
January 2004892.7$892.7€706.8
December 2003€744.3
January 2003892.7$892.7€851.2
December 2002€899.2
January 2002892.7$892.7€1,012.9
December 2001€1,003.2
January 2001892.7$892.7€959.3
December 2000€1,028.0
January 2000892.7$892.7€888.6
December 1999€884.1
January 1999892.7$892.7€765.1
January 1998892.7$892.7
January 1997823.3$823.3
January 1996736.7$736.7
January 1995737.0$737.0
January 1994736.7$736.7
January 1992736.7$736.7
January 1991658.7$658.7
January 1988580.7$580.7
January 1981580.7$580.7
January 1980537.3$537.3
United States - Minimum wages
United States - Minimum wages