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Minimum Wage Oregon

Find out all about the minimum wage of Oregon, Portland, Milwaukie and Multnomah County.

Minimum Wage Rates Oregon 

Employers Located Within Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary

Parts of Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties

Employers Located In Frontier Counties

Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa and Wheeler Counties

Employers Located In Remaining Areas

Such as Eugene, Salem, Bend, Medford, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, etc.

Current $9.25 $9.25 $9.25
July 1, 2016 $9.75
$9.50 $9.75
July 1, 2017 $11.25 $10.00 $10.25
July 1, 2018 $12.00 $10.50 $10.75
July 1, 2019 $12.50 $11.00 $11.25
July 1, 2020 $13.25 $11.50 $12.00
July 1, 2021 $14.00 $12.00 $12.75
July 1, 2022 $14.75 $12.50 $13.50
July 1, 2023 and further A rate annually adjusted for inflation, but must be no less than $1.25/hour more than rest of state A rate no less than $1.00/hour less than rest of state A rate annually adjusted for inflation

Precisely how much the minimum wage rate will increase depends on where an employer is located within the state. 

Minimum Wage Rates per Day, Week, Year

Based on 40 working hours a week, 52 weeks a year

Employers Located Within Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary

Parts of Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties

Employers Located In Frontier Counties

Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa and Wheeler Counties

Employers Located In Remaining Areas

Such as Eugene, Salem, Bend, Medford, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, etc.

July, 1 2016 - per day $78.00 $76.00 $78.00
July, 1 2016 - per week $390.00 $380.00 $390.00
July, 1 2016 - per year $20,280.00 $19,760.00 $20,280.00

Milwaukie Minimum Wage

10/22/15 - The Milwaukie City Council adopted a $15 minimum wage for all city employees. The resolution passed unanimously, putting in place a $15 minimum wage for not only full-time employees of the city of Milwaukie, but also part-time and seasonal workers, as well as interns.

Portland Minimum Wage City Workers

02/20/2015 - The Portland City Council voted unanimously to raise the minimum wage for about 173 full-time city workers and contractors to $15 per hour. Most of the affected workers are janitors, parking attendants, and security workers paid by contractors who are subject to the amended Fair Wage policy. Workers who won’t be covered include 1,800 seasonal and part-time employees mostly working for the Parks Bureau, many of whom have a capped number of hours they can work each year, often making their part-time status involuntary.

Multnomah Minimum Wage County Employees

12/08/2014 - Multnomah County employees will all be paid at least $15 an hour, starting in July 2016. Multnomah County will raise its minimum wage for on-call and temporary employees to $13 an hour on Jan. 1, 2015; $14 an hour on July 1, 2015; and $15 an hour on July 1, 2016.

Siletz Tribe Employees, including at Chinook Winds Casino Resort

The tribal council voted early 2016 to raise the minimum wage on the reservation from $9.25 to $11 an hour. The increase applies to all tribal enterprise and government employees, including those at Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

Minimum Wage Tipped Workers

Oregon's state law doesn't allow tip credit.

Homecare Workers Base Wage

The base rate of home care workers of $13.75 increased to $14 January 1st, 2016 and to $14.50 February 1, 2017. Workers who complete seven employer-paid training classes with first aid and CPR will also receive $0.50  per hour training certification differential. Providers making above $13.75/hr will receive 1% COLAs January 1, 2016 and February 1, 2017.

Minimum Wage Trainees and Internship

Interns or trainees in the for-profit private sector who are qualifying more as employees than as trainees must be paid at least the minimum wage and overtime compensation for more then 40 hours worked in a workweek.

Read more via the next link about Minimum Wage Internships.

Oregon Minimum Wage Coverage and Exemptions

A lot of Oregon's workers  are protected (or "covered") by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA ) for their minimum wage, but there are exemptions. Read more about:

Violations Minimum Wage

If you didn't receive the minimum wage you may file a claim on a form provided by Oregon's Wage and Hour Division. If you have a valid wage claim the Wage and Hour Division will attempt to recover all wages owed.

Find here: Oregon's wage claim form
Or get more info at the local office of the Wage and Hour Division

Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25

Where Federal and state law have different minimum wage rates, the higher standard applies.

Overtime Pay Oregon

The current overtime pay in Oregon is $13.875 per hour. 
Overtime pay is the cash compensation for the hours eligible employees work in excess of 40 hours in a workweek (a workweek = 7x24= 168 hours). The overtime pay rate is one and one-half (1.5)times the regular working hour rate of pay.

Updated: 7/1/2016