1963 United States Minimum Wage in Today's Dollars

In the year 1963, the United States minimum wage was $1.25.

This is equivalent to $10.33 in 2019 dollars.

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Equivalent of $1.25 in 1963:
Year
Amount
Yearly Inflation
1963
$1.25
1.64%
1964
$1.27
0.97%
1965
$1.28
1.92%
1966
$1.31
3.46%
1967
$1.35
3.04%
1968
$1.39
4.72%
1969
$1.46
6.20%
1970
$1.55
5.57%
1971
$1.64
3.27%
1972
$1.69
3.41%
1973
$1.75
8.71%
1974
$1.90
12.34%
1975
$2.13
6.94%
1976
$2.28
4.86%
1977
$2.39
6.70%
1978
$2.55
9.02%
1979
$2.78
13.29%
1980
$3.15
12.52%
1981
$3.55
8.92%
1982
$3.87
3.83%
1983
$4.01
3.79%
1984
$4.17
3.95%
1985
$4.33
3.80%
1986
$4.49
1.10%
1987
$4.54
4.43%
1988
$4.75
4.42%
1989
$4.95
4.65%
1990
$5.19
6.11%
1991
$5.50
3.06%
1992
$5.67
2.90%
1993
$5.83
2.75%
1994
$6.00
2.67%
1995
$6.16
2.54%
1996
$6.31
3.32%
1997
$6.52
1.70%
1998
$6.63
1.61%
1999
$6.74
2.68%
2000
$6.92
3.39%
2001
$7.15
1.55%
2002
$7.27
2.38%
2003
$7.44
1.88%
2004
$7.58
3.26%
2005
$7.82
3.42%
2006
$8.09
2.54%
2007
$8.30
4.08%
2008
$8.64
0.09%
2009
$8.64
2.72%
2010
$8.88
1.50%
2011
$9.01
2.96%
2012
$9.28
1.74%
2013
$9.44
1.50%
2014
$9.58
0.76%
2015
$9.66
0.73%
2016
$9.73
2.07%
2017
$9.93
2.11%
2018
$10.14
1.91%
2019
$10.33
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