South Dakota’s minimum wage going up January 1st

December 28, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KFGO/KELO) — South Dakota’s minimum wage will increase Jan. 1.

The state’s minimum wage is adjusted every year and measured by change in the Consumer Price Index from the U.S. Department of Labor. In 2014, voters passed a ballot measure that state’s the minimum wage will be adjusted annually and never be decreased.

South Dakota’s current minimum wage is $9.95 per hour for non-tipped employees. Beginning this Sunday, it will go to $10.80 an hour.

The minimum wage for tipped employees will increase to no less than $5.40 an hour.