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A breakdown of the hourly minimum wage rate in OECD countries Add to ...

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to boost minimum wage rates to $9. Here's a look at how the United States' current rate compares to other OECD member countries around the world.

Hourly minimum wage rates in OECD countries

SOURCE: OECD

NOTES: Amounts noted are for 2011. Amounts have been converted to U.S. dollars and rounded to the nearest second-decimal point.

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