New increased minimum wage requirements will take effect on July 1, 2023, for multiple California cities and counties. The increased wage applies only to hours worked on or after July 1, 2023.
To meet workplace posting obligations, the increased wage needs to be reflected on mandatory Labor Law postings to ensure compliance. Contact us for more information regarding available Labor Law Poster solutions. You can satisfy these requirements for remote employees and non-traditional worksites with our ePoster Service.
As of 07/01/2023, minimum wages will be increasing in the following cities/counties in California:
Alameda (city) – $16.52/hour
Berkeley – $18.07/hour
Emeryville – $18.67/hour
Fremont – $16.80/hour
Los Angeles (city) – $16.78/hour; $19.73/hour for hotels with 60 or more rooms
Los Angeles (county) – $16.90/hour
Malibu – $16.90/hour
Milpitas – $17.20/hour
Pasadena – $16.93/hour
San Francisco (city & county)– $18.07/hour
Santa Monica – $16.90/hour; $19.73/hour for hotels and businesses operating on hotel property
West Hollywood – $19.08/hour (all businesses)
California state minimum hourly wage for employers of all sizes remains $15.50/hour. The minimum salary for Exempt employees in California also remains $64,480.00 per year, or $1,240.00 per week.
There are additional jurisdictions that have minimum wage rates different than the rates above and the state of California. For more information regarding specific city & county minimum wages in California, please visit our California City & State Minimum Wages page.
To learn more about the new minimum wage increase effective July 1, 2023, visit the CA Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Minimum Wage page.
When will the new minimum wage requirements take effect in California?
The new minimum wage requirements will take effect on July 1, 2023, for multiple cities and counties in California.
Which cities and counties in California will have increased minimum wages?
The following cities and counties in California will have increased minimum wages starting July 1, 2023: Alameda (city), Berkeley, Emeryville, Fremont, Los Angeles (city and county), Malibu, Milpitas, Pasadena, San Francisco (city and county), Santa Monica, and West Hollywood.
What is the California state minimum hourly wage for employers of all sizes?
The California state minimum hourly wage for employers of all sizes remains $15.50/hour.
Is there a minimum salary requirement for exempt employees in California?
Yes, the minimum salary for exempt employees in California remains $64,480.00 per year, or $1,240.00 per week.