Oregon minimum wage increase

Oregon’s minimum wage will increase on July 1, as follows:

  1. Within Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary: $11.25
  2. Frontier Counties*: $10.00
  3. Remaining Areas:  $10.25

The new minimum wage applies for hours worked on July 1st, 2017, and later.

If your pay period spans that date, you can choose to pay June hours at the lower rate.  When you submit your payroll hours, please specify how many hours to pay at the old rate vs the new rate.

The Oregon minimum wage is set to increase on July 1 of the next several years.

*Frontier counties include Malheur, Lake, Harney, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam, Wallowa, Grant, Jefferson, Baker, Union, Crook, Klamath, Douglas, Coos, Curry, Umatilla, and Morrow.