New Jersey Minimum Rate Wage for 2023

By Kara Miller and Inés Cruz

The New Jersey minimum wage rates have changed in 2023. It is important for you to know the updated rates, as your rights might be affected. 

  1. The general minimum wage is $14.13 per hour.
  2. Tipped Employees: Must receive from the employer a base wage rate of $5.26 per hour.
  3. Seasonal and Small Employers (less than six workers) must receive $12.93 per hour.
  4. Agricultural Employees must receive $12.01 per hour.

Regardless of your immigration status, you have the right to receive the correct minimum wage rate according to the law.

If you have any questions regarding the wage rate you must receive, or for any inquiries related to whether your employer is paying you the right rate, please do not hesitate to contact us. All consultations are free and confidential. Happy New Year!


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