CHART: Comparing Missouri's minimum wage rate to federal rate

April 14, 2013 | 4:18 p.m. CDT
Since 2006, Missouri’s minimum wage rate has been equal to or more than the federal rate. Currently, Missouri, Washington, D.C., and 18 other states have minimum wage rates higher than the federal rate, which has been $7.25 since 2009. The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, introduced to Congress on March 5, seeks to raise the federal minimum wage rate to $10.10 by 2015.