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The current minimum wage in North Carolina is at $7.25 and the wage will remain the same statewide and for 20 other states in 2022.

2022 will bring a pay raise to 25 states along with Washington D.C. will be raising the minimum wage next year, by varying amounts.

The largest increases will be in California and parts of New York, which are raising the minimum wage to $15.

20 states still have a minimum wage equal to the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour – which has been unchanged since 2009.

Arizona: $12.80

California: $15.00

Colorado: $12.56

Connecticut: $14.00 (effective July 1)

Delaware: $10.50

Florida: $11.00 (effective Sept. 30)

Illinois: $12.00

Maine: $12.75

Maryland: $12.50

Massachusetts: $14.25

Michigan: $9.87

Minnesota: $10.33

Missouri: $11.15

Montana: $9.20

Nevada: $10.50 (effective July 1)

New Jersey: $13.00

New Mexico: $11.50

New York: $13.20

Ohio: $9.30

Oregon: $13.50

Rhode Island: $12.25

South Dakota: $9.95

Vermont: $12.55

Virginia: $11.00

Washington state: $14.49

Washington, D.C.: TBD

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