The minimum wage will be $9.30. That’s a 50-cent increase from $8.80 for nontipped employees.
Employees with tips will get a wage increase of 25-cents to $4.65.
Ohio’s minimum wage was last bumped up 10 cents on Jan. 1, 2021.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. It hasn’t been increased since 2009.
Ohio is one of several states that is boosting the minimum wage in the new year.
California has the highest minimum wage in the nation, with $15 in 2022.
Many private employers are increasing the minimum wage.
Read more from the Ohio Department of Commerce on the minimum wage change here.