Minimum wage going up in Florida

Pay for entry-level jobs rising in Florida, 9 other states

Published On: Dec 27 2012 07:55:58 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 27 2012 08:22:05 AM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Starting Jan. 1, the lowest-paid earners in Florida will see a bump in their paychecks.

Florida is one of 10 states raising its minimum wage. That increase comes with built-in cost of living increases.

Currently, Florida is one of 19 states with minimum wages above the national limit of $7.25/hour.

The state's minimum wage will increase 12 cents, from $7.67/hour to $7.79/hour.

Other states and cities increasing minimum wages starting Jan. 1 include: