Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia approves minimum wage increases: $15/hour by 2024

February 15, 2022

In January 2022, the Province accepted the Nova Scotia Minimum Wage Review Committee’s recommendation to increase the minimum wage by 40 cents to $13.35 an hour on April 1, 2022.

To reach $15 minimum wage by 2024, the minimum wage will increase to the following amounts over the next two years:
• April 1 – $13.35
• October 1 – $13.60
• April 1, 2023 – $14.30
• October 1, 2023 – $14.65
• April 1, 2024 – $15.00

The Committee also recommended the minimum wage increase annually based on the national consumer price index, plus an additional one per cent, effective April 1, 2025.

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