States are required to maintain a minimum wage level at least as high as the federal government mandates. Currently the federal minimum wage is set at $7. 25. States are free to exceed this level which several currently have done. The highest mimimum wage is Washington State at $8. 55 per hour.
The current minimum wage established by the federal government of the United States of America is $7. 25. Minimum wage is $7. 25 for every state in the United States of America. The prior minimum wage for all states in the United States of America was $6. 55 before it was changed to $7. 55.
The current federal minimum wage is $7. 25 per hour. Each state can also set their own minimum wage laws. In fact states don't even have to have a minimum wage. Currently most states have a minimum wage equal to or higher than the federal minimum wage. The highest minimum wage is in Washington State where it is $8. 55 per hour.