Minimum wage to increase twice in 2023

Prince Edward Island’s minimum wage will reach $15 per hour by the end of next year.

The first increase will be by 80 cents on January 1, 2023 to $14.50 per hour. The second increase will be 50 cents on October 1, 2023 to $15.00 per hour.

The Employment Standards Board reviews minimum wage annually and provides their recommendation to government after the review is complete. 

To read the board’s report, visit: Minimum Wage Order (Board and Lodging).

Media contact:
Hillary MacDonald 
Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture

General Inquiries

Labour and Industrial Relations
161 St. Peters Road
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-5550
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Fax: 902-368-5476