USA: Minimum wage

(measure: currency units, source: United States Department of Labour)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Minimum wage in the USA, November, 2017: For that indicator, United States Department of Labour provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 646.06 currency units with a minumum of 168 currency units in January 1960 and a maximum of 1218 currency units in August 2009. Click on the following link to see the values of Minimum wage around the world.
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Measure: currency units
Source: United States Department of Labour

Definition: Minimum wage is the minimum amount of remuneration that an employer is required to pay wage earners for the work performed during a given period, which cannot be reduced by collective agreement or an individual contract. 
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