Beginning January 1, 2023, the California state minimum wage will be $15.50/hour for all employers!
This state minimum wage rate is used to determine the salary threshold for most salary exempt positions. This means, for 2023, you will need to ensure all exempt employees earn at least $64,480 per year.
2023 Local Minimum Wage Rate Increases
These local minimum wage rate increases go into effect on January 1, 2023:
Daly City: $16.07/hour
El Cerrito: $17.35/hour
Foster City: $16.50/hour
Half Moon Bay: $16.45/hour
Hayward: $16.34/hour for employers with 26 or more employees; $15.50/hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees
Los Altos: $17.20/hour
Menlo Park: $16.20/hour
Mountain View: $18.15/hour
Novato: $16.32/hour for employers with 100 or more employees; $16.07/hour for employers with 26-99 employees; $15.53/hour for employers with 1-25 employees;
Palo Alto: $17.25/hour
Redwood City: $17/hour
San Carlos: $16.32/hour
San Diego (city): $16.30/hour
San Jose: $17/hour
San Mateo (city): $16.75/hour
Santa Clara: $17.20/hour
Santa Rosa: $17.06/hour
Sonoma (city): $17/hour for employers with 26 or more employees; $16/hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees
South San Francisco: $16.70/hour
West Hollywood: $17.50/hour for employers with 50 or more employees; $17/hour for employers with less than 50 employees.