Albuquerque 2015 Minimum Wage Increase

Albuquerque increased its 2015 minimum wage rate to $8.75 effective January 1, 2015.

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The City launched its Albuquerque Minimum Wage Ordinance in 2007 and indexes the minimum wage rate to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) each year to compensate for the cost of living. The 2014 CPI report identified a 1.6 percent increase in the cost of living for Albuquerque resulting in a 15-cent increase from $8.60 to $8.75 for the Albuquerque regular minimum wage.

The regular minimum wage rate covers employees who do not receive at least $2,500 in healthcare or childcare benefits. For workers who receive more than $2,500 in benefits, the 2015 minimum wage rate increased only to $7.75.

Albuquerque Tipped Minimum Wage

Employers must pay Albuquerque minimum wage workers who earn tips as part of their regular duties at least $5.25 per hour.

Albuquerque Minimum Wage Poster

Every employer must display both English and Spanish versions of the Albuquerque Minimum Wage Poster in a conspicuous location.

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