St. Louis City Minimum Wage Law

The City’s minimum wage law is effective May 5, 2017. Covered employers are required to pay their employees $10.00 an hour, which will increase to $11.00 an hour on January 1, 2018. Information regarding exemptions, notice requirements, complaints and other details are available on the links below. Inquiries may also be directed to the City’s Minimum Wage Compliance Section by email at or by telephone at (314) 589-6735.

The minimum wage law covers employees within the City of St. Louis boundaries. View a map of City of St. Louis boundaries.

Frequently Asked Question on the Minimum Wage Law