Minimum wage details
Minimum wages in New York were increased effective December 31, 2018.
IMPORTANT: Review your hourly and salaried employees’ wages to ensure you are meeting the minimum requirements. If not, please make immediate updates.
|New Hourly Rates||New Salary Rates|
|State’s Base Minimum Wage (outside of Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties or NYC)||$11.10||State’s Base Minimum Wage (outside of Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties or NYC)||$832 per week $43,264 annually|
|Employer with employees who work in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties||$12.00||Employer with employees who work with Nassau, Suffolk, and/or Westchester counties||$900 per week $46,800 annually|
|Large employer (11 or more employees) with employees who work in New York City||$15.00||Large employer (11 or more employees) with employees who work in New York City||$1,125 per week $58,500 annually|
|Smaller employer (10 or fewer employees) with employees who work in New York City||$13.50||Small employer (10 or fewer employees) with employees who work in New York City||$1,012.50 per week $52,650 annually|
Paid Family Leave details
Effective January 1, 2019, paid family leave in New York was extended and contribution rates were changed. The number of weeks of paid, job-protected leave for eligible employees has increased to 10 weeks and wage replacement benefits will increase to 55 percent of the employee’s average weekly wage, up to a cap of 55% of the state Average Weekly Wage. Payroll-processed checks with a 2019 date will now automatically calculate at 0.153% of an employee’s gross wages.
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