California Minimum Wage with Localities

10/18/2019 03:31 PM

​Minimum Wage More than 26 Employees

California employers with 26 or more employees: $12.00/hr 
    $13.00 on January 1, 2020
     $14.00 on January 1, 2021
     $15.00 on January 1, 2022

​Minimum Wage Less than 26 Employees than 26 Employees

California employers with 25 or fewer employees: $11.00/hr
    $12.00 on January 1, 2020
    $13.00 on January 1, 2021
    $14.00 on January 1, 2022
    $15.00 on January 1, 2023

​Minimum Wage by Locality

Local Minimum Wages
Many local jurisdictions have established higher minimum wages. The highest applicable wage should always be paid, whether federal, state, or local.

Alameda: $13.50/hr
     $13.50 on July 1, 2019
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020

Belmont: $13.50/hr
    $15.00 on January 1, 2020
    $15.90 on January 1, 2021

Berkeley: $15.59/hr
    Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Cupertino: $15.00/hr
    Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

El Cerrito: $15.00/hr
    Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Emeryville: $16.30/hr

     Adjusted annually on July 1, based on CPI

Fremont employers with 26 or more employees: $13.50/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
Fremont employers with 25 or fewer employees: $10.50/hr
     $13.50 on July 1, 2020
     $15.00 on July 1, 2021

Los Altos: $15.00
    Adjusted annually in October based on CPI

Los Angeles employers with 26 or more employees: $14.25/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
Los Angeles employers with 25 or fewer employees (and certain nonprofits): $13.25/hr
     $14.25 on July 1, 2020
     $15.00 on July 1, 2021 

Malibu employers with 26 or more employees: $14.25/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
Malibu employers with 25 or fewer employees: $13.25/hr
     $14.25 on July 1, 2020
     $15.00 on July 1, 2021 
     Adjusted annually thereafter on January 1 based on CPI

Milpitas: $15.00/hr 
     Adjusted annually thereafter on July 1 based on CPI

Mountain View: $15.65/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Oakland: $13.80/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Palo Alto: $15.00/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Pasadena employers with 26 or more employees: $14.25/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
Pasadena employers with 25 or fewer employees: $13.25/hr
     $14.25 on July 1, 2020
     $15.00 on July 1, 2021

Petaluma with 26 or more employees: currently state rate
     $15.00/hr on January 1, 2020
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI
Petaluma with 25 or fewer employees: currently state rate
     $14.00/hr on January 1, 2020
     $15.00/hr + COLA on January 1, 2021
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Redwood City: $13.50/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Richmond: $15.00/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

San Diego: $12.00/hr
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

San Francisco: $15.59/hr 
     Adjusted annually on July 1 based on CPI

San Jose: $15.00/hr 

San Leandro: $14.00/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020

San Mateo: $15.00/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI
     Different rates apply to 501(c)(3) nonprofits.

Santa Clara: $15.00/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

Santa Monica employers with 26 or more employees: $14.25/hr
     $15.00 on July 1, 2020
Santa Monica employers with 25 or fewer employees: $13.25/hr
     $14.25 on July 1, 2020
     $15.00 on July 1, 2021

Sunnyvale: $15.65/hr 
     Adjusted annually on January 1 based on CPI

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