Find minimum wage in Yukon

Yukon minimum wage

The minimum wage in Yukon is $11.32 per hour. All employers must pay employees the hourly minimum wage or higher.

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.51 per hour.

Minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 every year. This adjustment is based on the Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse. The new rate is published several weeks in advance of April 1 to give employers time to adjust to the new rate.

How are wage rates for government contracts set?

Workers on Government of Yukon public works contracts

The Fair Wage Schedule sets the wage rates for workers on Government of Yukon public works contracts. Rates are adjusted on April 1 every year based on the Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse.

On April 1, 2018 the Fair Wage Schedule will be in effect. The new rates are published several weeks in advance of April 1 to give employers time to adjust to the new rate.

Contractors and sub-contractors

Contractors and sub-contractors must pay the most up-to-date Fair Wage Schedule rate.