Michigan’s minimum hourly wage increased from $9.45 to $9.65 on Jan. 1, 2020.
The minimum wage will increase again to $9.87 in one year, at the beginning of 2021. For more information and guidelines about Michigan’s minimum wage, visit the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.
Michigan’s minimum wage has been in the news throughout the past two years, as a citizens group pushed for a higher wage via petition, and the state legislature halted those efforts. Business groups opposed the citizen measure, saying it would be too expensive.