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Upcoming Ontario minimum wage rates

The minimum wage in Ontario is increasing. Here’s what you need to know:

CategoryOctober 1, 2017January 1, 2018January 1, 2019
    
    
Student (18 or younger)$10.90$13.15$14.10
Liquor Server$10.10$12.20$13.05
Hunting/Fishing Guide

$58.00
less than five consecutive(i.e. back-to-back) hours a day

$116
for 5 or more hours a day

$70.00
for less than 5 consecutive hours
$140
for more than 5 total hours a day
$75.00
for less than 5 consecutive hrs
$150
for more than 5 total hours a day
Employees that are home workers$12.80$15.40$16.50
All other employees (general rate)$11.60$14.00$15.00

 

The minimum wage in Ontario is the minimum amount per hour that can be paid to an employee.

Each year on October 1, the Ontario government will adjust the minimum wage to include changes in the inflation rate.