Albuquerque Minimum Wage Increase - 2014

Albuquerque's minimum wage for workers increases on Jan. 1, 2014.

The 2014 minimum wage required to be paid from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2014:

  1. Starting Jan. 1, 2014, the minimum wage will be $8.60.
  2. Starting Jan. 1, 2014, the minimum wage will be $7.60 if the employee’s employer provides healthcare and/or childcare benefits to the employee during any pay period and the employer pays an amount for these benefits equal to or in excess of an annualized cost of $2,500.00.
  3. Starting Jan. 1, 2014, the minimum wage for tipped employees will be $5.16.

Minimum Wage Rates 2013-14

Consumer Price Index - Urban Wage Earners & Clerical Workers
CPI Index
August 2012 227.056
August 2013 230.359
Percent Change 1.455%
Minimum Wage of January 2013 Increase Rounded Wage as of January 2014
$8.50 $0.12 $0.10 $8.60
With Health Care $7.50 $7.60
Tipped Employee
(60% in 2014, 45% in 2013)
$3.83 $5.16