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Minimum Wage in Ontario

Effective October 1st, 2020 minimum wage in Ontario will be increasing.

For more information visit the Ministry of Labour website.

Minimum wage rateRates from October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017Rates from January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2020Rates from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021
General minimum wage$11.60 per hour$14.00 per hour$14.25 per hour
Student minimum wage$10.90 per hour$13.15 per hour$13.40 per hour
Liquor servers minimum wage$10.10 per hour$12.20 per hour$12.45 per hour
Hunting and fishing guides minimum wage$58.00
Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day

$116.00
Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive

$70.00
Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day

$140.00
Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive

$71.30
Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day

$142.60
Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive

Homeworkers wage$12.80 per hour$15.40 per hour$15.70 per hour
Wilderness guides minimum wageN/A

Rates from June 3, 2019 to September 30, 2020:

$70.00
Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day

$140.00
Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive

$71.30
Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day

$142.60
Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive