Bernalillo County Minimum Wage

Notice of Increase

The Bernalillo County Commission approved a cost of living increase to raise the minimum wage from $9.05 to $9.20 an hour.

This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits, according to a release.

The commission also approved a $0.20 hike from $8.85 to $9.05 that took effect in January.

The new increase is in line with the Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Ordinance implemented July 1, 2013 to address a lacking cost of living adjustment compared to other local minimum wage rates.

The increase is set to take effect at the beginning of 2020. The vote was unanimously approved by the commissioners.