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Albuquerque Minimum Wage Information

Information about Albuquerque's minimum wage for 2020.

2020 Minimum Wage

The 2020 minimum wage required to be paid from Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020:

  1. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the minimum wage will be $9.35.
  2. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the minimum wage will be $8.35 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, 2020, the minimum wage for tipped employees will be $5.60.

Consumer Price Index: Urban Wage Earners & Clerical Workers

Period CPI Index
August 2018 246.336
August 2019 250.112
Percent Change 1.533%

2020 Minimum Wage Rates

Minimum Wage of January 2019 Increase Rounded Wage as of January 2020
  $8.95 $0.14 $0.15 $9.35
With Health Care $8.20     $8.35
Tipped Employee
(60% of minimum in 2020)
$5.50     $5.60