Yukon's minimum wage
As of April 1, 2023, the Yukon's minimum wage is $16.77 per hour. The minimum wage increases every year on April 1. This annual increase is tied to inflation, calculated using the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The CPI is an effective way to measure inflation.
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.
View the fair wage schedule fact sheet.
Contractors and sub-contractors
Contractors and sub-contractors must pay the most up-to-date fair wage schedule rate.