COWS. Wisconsin Minimum Wage Facts: Minimum Wage $6.50/Hour As of June 1. COWS, 2006.
On June 1, 2006, Wisconsin’s minimum wage rose to $6.50 an hour. This was the second of a two-step increase that began on June 1, 2005, when the state minimum wage was increased from the federal minimum of $5.15 an hour to $5.70 an hour.