Minimum Wage Increased in Maryland on January 1st

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Minimum Wage Increased in Maryland on January 1st

The minimum wage in Maryland has increased as Maryland takes steps toward a $15 minimum wage in 2025.

For employers with at least 15 employees, this is the minimum wage:

  • Jan. 1, 2021 — $11.75
  • Jan. 1, 2022 — $12.50
  • Jan. 1, 2023 — $13.25
  • Jan. 1, 2024 — $14
  • Jan. 1, 2025 — $15

For employers with 14 or fewer employees, this is the schedule:

  • Jan. 1, 2021 — $11.60
  • Jan. 1, 2022 — $12.20
  • Jan. 1, 2023 — $12.80
  • Jan. 1, 2024 — $13.40
  • Jan. 1, 2025 — $14
  • Jan. 1, 2026 — $14.60
  • July 1, 2026 — $15

Through the Secure Maryland Wage Act, employees who work at least 50 percent of the time at a heightened security interest location such as Baltimore-Washington International Airport or Penn Station must be paid at least $13.50 an hour starting Jan. 1, 2022.

 

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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

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6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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Comments (13)

Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Roy,

We are already at $15 year in California, and the beat goes on and on...A

Jan 06, 2022 02:18 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good evening Roy Kelley ,

Thanks for the update on what is going on in Maryland concerning the minimum wage!

Jan 06, 2022 04:43 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The increases in minimum wages in Maryland are sure to make a lot of workers happy!

Jan 06, 2022 05:12 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

By our airport in SeaTac the minimum wage is already at $17+ per hour. It is headed to over $20 Roy. Happy Thursday Roy 🙂

Jan 06, 2022 08:31 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I don't even know what the minimum wage is here but all employers should be paying their employees fairly.

Jan 07, 2022 04:22 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Roy - Unintended Consequences are often the result of sharing local announcements although I could have "guessed" some of these comments.  Stay safe.  Keep warm.  Be happy.  

Jan 07, 2022 06:18 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

I hope it keeps going up, up , up Roy. Everyone who wants to work and can work deserve to make a decent salary.

Jan 07, 2022 07:27 AM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hi Roy, thanks for sharing the news from Maryland. I'm sure there are going to be many workers who appreciate this increase. 

Jan 07, 2022 10:47 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Your comments are always welcome and are very much appreciated.

Jan 10, 2022 10:24 AM