Next Round of Minimum Wage Increases Begin July 1st, Including $15/hour For Large Employers
The latest round of minimum wage increases in Montgomery County will take effect July 1st of this year in which the minimum wage for large employers will move to $15 an hour.
Beginning July 1, 2021:
- A small employer (10 or fewer employees) will be required to pay $13.5/hour
- A mid-size employer (50 or fewer employees) will be required to pay $14/hour
- A large employer (51 or more employees) will be required to pay $15/hour.
This is part of a yearly increase from a bill that was signed back in 2017– this bill states that an increase will occur every July 1 until minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2022. Below you’ll see the original scale: