Click to Home
Go To Search
City Manager
CommunityBusinessVisitorsGovernmentEnvironment
San Jose Home
Contact Us
Minimum Wage Ordinance

200 East Santa Clara St. Fl. 5
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph. (408) 535-8430
Email

If you would like to be notified by e-mail of any new minimum wage information, please subscribe to our newsflash here.
Minimum Wage Ordinance
*January 1, 2017 - Minimum Wage Increase
The San Jose Minimum Wage will increase from $10.30 to $10.50 per hour effective January 1, 2017. (News Release 11/17/2016


     January 1, 2016 - San Jose Minimum Wage
     $10.30 per hour
The San Jose Minimum Wage will remain $10.30 per hour effective January 1, 2015. (News Release 10/1/2015)



2017 Official Minimum Wage Bulletin
English       Spanish      Vietnamese      Chinese 


Employee and Employer Documents
San José Workers: Know Your Rights (1/1/17)
English        Spanish        Vietnamese        Chinese 

Ordinance Basics and Responsibilities (1/1/17)
English        Spanish        Vietnamese        Chinese





South Bay Minimum Wage by City

CITY

COUNTY

EFFECTIVE DATE

HOURLY RATE OF PAY

Campbell

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Cupertino

City

Santa Clara

          01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Gilroy

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Los Altos

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

$12.00

Los Altos Hills

Town

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Los Gatos

Town

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Milpitas

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Monte Sereno

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Morgan Hill

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Mountain View

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

$13.00

Palo Alto

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

                   $12.00         

San JoseCounty seat

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017


$10.50*

*EXPIRATION DATE OF DETERMINATION: June 30, 2017



Santa Clara

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

$11.10

Saratoga

City

Santa Clara

01/01/2017

25 or less employees $10.00

26 or more employees $10.50


Sunnyvale

City

Santa Clara

          01/01/2017

$13.00





Ordinance
The Minimum Wage Ordinance was passed by City of San José voters on November 6, 2012. It required employers to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.00 per hour for work performed within the City of San José and required the minimum wage to increase annually by the cost of living, if any, beginning on January 1, 2014.



Resources

Industrial Welfare Commission Minimum Wage Orders

San José Minimum Wage Ordinance (Measure D)



Questions
Please send your questions about the San Jose Minimum Wage Ordinance to . We will be posting responses to frequently asked questions in this section of the website.