Costco to pay $16/hour, more than Walmart, Amazon and Target

U.S. & World

HOUSTON (CW39) Costco Wholesale Corp said on Thursday it would raise the minimum wage for its hourly staff to $16 per hour starting next week.

That’s a dollar more than what its competitors Walmart Inc. which starts employees off at $11/hour. Inc, and Amazon.com Inc., which raised its minimum to $15/hour in 2018.

Even Target Corp. that did the same over the summer.

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