Minimum Wage Rates

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(Data shown below are USD values)

Industry 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Tuna canning and processing, and can manufacturing 4.76 4.26 3.76 3.26 3.26 3.26
Petroleum marketing 5.35 4.85 4.35 3.85 3.85 3.85
Maritime shipping agency 5.59 5.09 4.59 4.09 4.09 4.09
Classification B - Unloading of fish 5.42 4.92 4.42 3.92 3.92 3.92
Classification C - All other activities 5.38 4.88 4.38 3.88 3.88 3.88
Construction 5.10 4.60 4.10 3.60 3.60 3.60
Retailing, wholesaling and warehousing 4.60 4.10 3.60 3.10 3.10 3.10
Bottling and dairy products 4.69 4.19 3.69 3.19 3.19 3.19
Printing 5.00 4.50 4.00 3.50 3.50 3.50
Finance and insurance 5.49 4.99 4.49 3.99 3.99 3.99
Ship maintenance 5.01 4.51 4.01 3.51 3.42 3.34
Tour and travel services 4.98 4.48 3.98 3.48 3.39 3.31
Hotel 4.50 4.00 3.50 3.00 2.93 2.86
Private hospitals and educational institutions 4.83 4.33 3.83 3.33 3.33 3.33
Government employees 4.41 3.91 3.41 2.91 2.84 2.77
Garment manufacturing industry 4.18 3.68 3.18 2.68 2.68 2.68
Publishing 5.13 4.63 4.13 3.63 3.63 3.63
Miscellaneous activities 4.20 3.70 3.20 2.70 2.63 2.57

NOTE: The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-28) applied the minimum wage rates shown above to industries in American Samoa on May 25, 2009.
S.2009 Bill was passed by the U.S. Congress which postponed the fifty-cents increase until September 30, 2015.

SOURCE: Federal Registers