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Albuquerque Minimum Wage Information

Information about Albuquerque's minimum wage for 2019.

2019 Minimum Wage

The 2019 minimum wage required to be paid from Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2019:

  1. Starting Jan. 1, 2019, the minimum wage will be $9.20.
  2. Starting Jan. 1, 2019, the minimum wage will be $8.20 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, 2019, the minimum wage for tipped employees will be $5.50.

Consumer Price Index: Urban Wage Earners & Clerical Workers

Period CPI Index
August 2017 239.448
August 2018 246.336
Percent Change 2.877%

2019 Minimum Wage Rates

Minimum Wage of January 2018 Increase Rounded Wage as of January 2019
  $8.95 $0.26 $0.25 $9.20
With Health Care $7.95     $8.20
Tipped Employee
(60% of minimum in 2019)
$5.35     $5.50