Effective January 1, 2023 until June 30, 2023, the living wage rate is $16.50 per hour.
Effective July 1, 2023, the District’s Minimum Wage and Living Wage will increase to $17.00.
Beginning July 1, 2023, the minimum wage in the District of Columbia will increase from $16.10 per hour to $17.00 per hour for all workers, regardless of the size of the employer.
Beginning May 1, 2023, the base minimum wage for tipped employees will increase from $5.35 per hour to $6.00.
Beginning July 1, 2023, the base minimum wage for tipped employees will increase from $6.00 per hour to $8.00. However, if an employee’s hourly tip earnings (averaged weekly) added to the base minimum wage do not equal the District’s full minimum wage, the employer must pay the difference
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