Move To One Of These States If You Want A Higher Minimum Wage

January 2, 2017 | Updated: 7:59AM, January 2, 2017

Minimum wage went up in 20 states this month, giving 4.4 million workers raises.

Arizona is seeing the biggest increase. It’s going up $1.95 to $10 an hour.  It’s also among the largest one-time minimum wage increases ever enacted.

The federal minimum wage remains at $7.25 an hour, where it has been since 2009.

The minimum wage will also go up in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Vermont and Washington.

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Additionally, Oregon, Washington, D.C. and Maryland will see increases later this year.

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Here’s the complete list of minimum wage increases for 2017: 

Alaska: increasing from $9.75 to $9.80
Arizona: increasing from $8.05 to $10
Arkansas: increasing from $8 to $8.50
California: increasing from $10 to $10.50
Colorado: increasing from $8.31 to $9.30
Connecticut: increasing from $9.60 to $10.10
Florida: increasing from $8.05 to $8.10
Hawaii: increasing from $8.50 to $9.25
Maine: increasing from $7.50 to $9
Maryland: increasing from $8.75 to $9.25
Massachusetts: increasing from $10 to $11
Michigan: increasing from $8.50 to $8.90
Missouri: increasing from $7.65 to $7.70
Montana: increasing from $8.05 to $8.15
New Jersey: increasing from $8.38 to $8.44
New York: increasing from $9 to $9.70
Ohio: increasing from $8.10 to $8.15
Oregon: increasing from $9.75 to $10.25
South Dakota: increasing from $8.55 to $8.65
Vermont: increasing from $9.60 to $10
Washington: increasing from $9.47 to $11