About the Initiative

Hard working Idahoans deserve a raise! Idahoans for a Fair Wage is circulating a petition for signatures throughout the state. This petition gradually increases the minimum wage in Idaho from $7.25 to $13.00 per hour and tipped wages from $3.35 to $10.00 per hour.

Standard Wages per hour
Minimum wage will increase by

New Minimum Wage

Today

$7.25

July 1, 2023

$2.25

$9.50

July 1, 2024

$1.50

$11.00

July 1, 2025

$1.50

$12.50

July 1, 2026*

$0.50

$13.00

* Cost of living increases will be added on Sept 30 after final raise and each subsequent year.
Tipped Wages per hour
Minimum wage will increase by

New Minimum Wage

Today

$3.35

July 1, 2023

$2.15

$5.50

July 1, 2024

$1.50

$7.00

July 1, 2025

$1.50

$8.50

July 1, 2026*

$1.50

$10.00

* Wages evaluated January 1 after final raise; they cannot lag hourly minimum wage by more than $3.90

The petition also:

  • allows counties and municipalities to set a higher minimum wage.
  • repeals the $4.25 training wage.