By the numbers Minimum wage by country (converted to U.S. dollars)


$5.15 an hour: U.S. federal hourly wage for workers over 22 years old ($4.25 per hour for workers under 20 for their first 90 days.

$5.66 to $6.76 an hour: In Canada, varying by province.

$4.33 to $4.60 a day: In Mexico, ranging by zone.

$10.63 an hour: In the United Kingdom.

$4.05/$8.09 a day: In Iraq, for an unskilled worker and for a skilled worker.

Source:, – Universal Currency Converter