Ohio minimum wage is scheduled to increase on Jan. 1.
The minimum wage will increase to $8.30 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.15 per hour for tipped employees. It applies to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $305,000 per year.
The current 2017 Ohio minimum wage is $8.15 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.08 for tipped employees.
The Constitutional Amendment passed by Ohio voters in November 2006 states that Ohio’s minimum wage shall increase on Jan. 1 of each year by the rate of inflation.
This Consumer Price Index increased by 1.9 percent over the twelve-month period from Sept. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2017.
For employees at smaller companies with annual gross receipts of $305,000 or less per year after Jan. 1, 2018, and for 14 and 15-year-olds, the state minimum wage is $7.25 per hour