Real value of the federal minimum wage and subminimum wage for tipped workers, 1966–2014
* The difference, paid for by customers' tips, between the regular minimum wage and the subminimum wage for tipped workers
Note: Real 2014 dollars adjusted using the CPI-RS. Minimum- or tipped-wage changes that occurred in mid-year are averaged.
Source: Authors' analysis of Fair Labor Standards Act and amendments