Monday, December 25, 2023

Maryland minimum wage increases to $15 on January 1, 2024

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (L) and
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich

The minimum wage in Maryland will increase to $15 on Monday, January 1, 2024. This statewide increase was signed into law by Gov. Wes Moore (D) earlier this year. Here in Montgomery County, the minimum wage is already $15 or higher for most employers. As a result, only employees of business with 10 or less workers will see their salaries increase on New Year's Day, from $14.50 to $15.00. 

“We applaud Governor Wes Moore’s efforts to help all Marylanders,” Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (D) said in a statement. “The minimum wage is ultimately about working people being able to earn enough to put a roof over their heads, feed their families and not have to choose between food on the table and medical visits. I want to thank Governor Moore for making this one of his earliest priorities. I was glad to testify on behalf of the legislation, and I support this important State-wide legislation.”


  1. Thank you, Governor Moore; I appreciate this increase so much. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and may God bless you and your family

  2. So will the price of every thing else

  3. SO will the price of every thing else s what o they gain higher taxes

  4. Nothing here but a bunch of hate speech from the far right.

    1. None of the replies in this post are hate speech, seems like you don't believe in free speech.

  5. 8:53/8:54 is so dopey. Go ahead and turn down your next raise if getting paid more just means higher taxes.