Vermont employers will pay a higher wage to minimum wage workers when the minimum wage increases from $8.15 to $8.46 per hour. Full-time minimum wage workers in Vermont will now earn approximately $17,596.80 annually.
Tipped employees in Vermont will also see their payroll wages rise when their rate increases from $3.95 to $4.10 per hour. If the employee does not receive enough tips in a given week to earn the minimum wage, the employer must contribute the difference.
Vermont is one of 10 states that connect increases in the cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, to increases in the minimum wage.
You can download the required Vermont Minimum Wage Poster from the Vermont.gov website.