You may have heard that Florida’s minimum wage is going up to $15 per hour, and that’s true. However, it’s not going to increase all at once.
Instead, the minimum wage in Florida will increase by one dollar each year until it reaches $15 in 2026. Florida voters decided this in 2020 via Amendment 2 to the state constitution. What does that mean for you?
Let’s start with the current year, i.e., 2023.
Minimum Wage for Florida 2023
Florida’s minimum wage is $11 per hour for workers that don't earn tips and $7.98 per hour for tipped workers—since it's assumed they'll make up the rest in tips.
Florida updated this wage in September 2022, increasing it by $1 per hour for both types of workers.
State of Florida Minimum Wage Increases Through 2026
Florida’s state minimum wage will continue to increase until it hits $15.00 per hour in 2026 for standard workers and $11.98 for tipped workers. Here's the full schedule:
Overtime Minimum Wage Increases in Florida
Overtime rates apply to hours worked after an employee has already clocked in 40 hours for the week. Here's the full increase schedule: