The citywide minimum wage in 2023 is $17.29 per hour. If food and beverage industry employers claim the full tip credit of $3.02 per hour, the tipped wage would be $14.27.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, the citywide minimum wage will increase to $18.29 per hour. Minimum wage for tipped workers in the food and beverage industry will be $15.27 as long as they receive $3.02 in tips per hour.
Transcript of Denver Wages Timeline(PDF, 69KB)