Minimum Wage

Summary
As of July 1, 2020 the minimum wage in Chicago is $14 per hour for employers with 21 or more workers, and $13.50 per hour for employers with 4 to 20 workers. Tipped workers (workers who receive tips as part of their wage, like restaurant servers) have a minimum wage of $8.10 for employers with 4 to 20 workers, and $8.40 for employers with 21 or more workers. If a tipped worker’s wages plus tips do not equal at least the full minimum wage, the employer must make up the difference.

The minimum wage for City contracts or concessionaire agreements is $14.15 per hour, or $7.65 per hour for tipped workers.

Chicago’s minimum wage goes up every July 1st, and is dependent on the number of employees at a business. See the notice below for more information.

 

Complaint
File a Complaint by calling 311, using CHI 311, or by filling out a Complaint Form.
ARCHIVE UNA DEMANDASKŁADANIE ZAŻALEŃ / 提交投诉 / MAGHAIN NG REKLAMO / 항의 제출


Notice

 


Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Notice

 

 

Download Notice: MINIMUM WAGE / SALARIO MÍNIMO / PŁACA MINIMALNA / 最低工/ MINIMUM NA SAHOD / 최저 임금 


Additional Information

Mailing List
If you wish to be added to our mailing list for the Office of Labor Standards updates, announcement and notices, please email us at bacplaborstandards@cityofchicago.org 


Other Resources
Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Information

Fair Workweek Ordinance Information
Anti-Retaliation Ordinance Information
Vaccine Anti-Retaliation Ordinance Information 
Office of Labor Standards

 

 

 

 

 

I Want To