Employees performing work in San Francisco, including part-time and temporary employees, must be paid no less than the San Francisco minimum wage, currently $16.99.
On July 1, 2023, the San Francisco minimum wage will increase to $18.07. This increase is based on Section 12R.4 of the San Francisco Administrative Code. The minimum wage rate will be adjusted based on the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index.
Note: A small number of "Government Supported Employees" are subject to a minimum wage rate of $15.03. That rate will increase to $15.98 on July 1, 2023. Click here for more information.
In 2003, San Francisco voters passed a local minimum wage, becoming the first local jurisdiction to pass a minimum wage rate higher than the federal or state minimum wage. In 2014, San Francisco voters passed a new initiative to increase the local minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by July 1, 2018, and to adjust the wage rate each July 1 thereafter based on the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index.
- Historical San Francisco Minimum Wage Rates
- California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)
- U.S. Department of Labor
If you have questions about the San Francisco minimum wage or wish to report a violation of the law, call 415-554-6292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.