What is the minimum wage in the San Francisco area?
The minimum wage in California is currently $12/hr for employers with 26 employees or more, and $11/hr for employers with 25 employees or fewer1Cal Labor Code Sec 1182.12, and will go to $15/hr by 2023.
However, in several bay area cities, the minimum wage is higher:
San Francisco: $15.59, adjusted annually for inflation
San Jose: $15 with annual cost of living increases
El Cerrito: $15
Los Altos: $15
Mountain View: $15.65
Oakland: $13.80 adjusted annually for inflation
Palo Alto: $13.50 adjusted annually for inflation
Richmond: $15 (without benefits), $13.50 (with benefits)
Santa Clara: $15 and will increase annually based on the Consumer Price Index
San Mateo: $13.50
Alameda: $13.50 (for employers with more than 25 employees), $11 (for employers with 25 or fewer employees)
Fremont: $13.50 (for employers with more than 25 employees), $11 (for employers with 25 or fewer employees)
San Leandro: $14
Hayward: Starting July 1, 2020: $15 (for employers with more than 25 employees), $14 (for employers with 25 or fewer employees)
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