All the states raising their minimum wages in the new year

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(NEXSTAR) — Some workers across the country will be seeing wage increases in the new year.

Nineteen states are raising their minimum wages starting Friday, while New York’s increase will begin Thursday.

The biggest bump is happening in New Mexico, which increased its minimum wage by $1.50 to $10.50. The 19 other states will see increases between 8 cents and $1.

Of the 20 states, California has the highest minimum wage at $14.

These are the states where minimum wage is increasing:

Alaska

  • New min. wage: $10.34
  • Increase: 15 cents

Arizona

  • New min. wage: $12.15
  • Increase: 15 cents

Arkansas

  • New min. wage: $11
  • Increase: $1

California

  • New min. wage: $14
  • Increase: $1

Colorado

  • New min. wage: $12.32
  • Increase: 32 cents

Florida

  • New min. wage $8.65
  • Increase: 9 cents

Illinois

  • New min. wage: $11
  • Increase: $1

Maine

  • New min. wage: $12.15
  • Increase: 15 cents

Maryland

  • New min. wage: $11.75
  • Increase: 75 cents

Massachusetts

  • New min. wage: $13.50
  • Increase: 75 cents

Minnesota

  • New min. wage: $10.08
  • Increase: 8 cents

Montana

  • New min. wage: $8.75
  • Increase: 10 cents

New Jersey

  • New min. wage: $12
  • Increase: $1

New Mexico

  • New min. wage: $10.50
  • Increase: $1.50

New York

  • New min. wage: $12.50
  • Increase: 70 cents

Ohio

  • New min. wage: $8.80
  • Increase: 10 cents

South Dakota

  • New min. wage: $9.45
  • Increase: 15 cents

Vermont

  • New min. wage: $11.75
  • Increase: 79 cents

Washington

  • New min. wage: $13.69
  • Increase: 19 cents

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