- posted: Jul. 19, 2023
The current statewide minimum wage rate in California is $15.50 for all employers. However, some
localities across California have set their own higher minimum wage rate. For many of these localities,
the increase took effect on July 1, 2023.
Here is a list of those local cities and counties that have raised their minimum wage rates:
Employers must pay the highest rate if there are different rates set by the state and local ordinances.
Employers must also ensure that minimum wage postings in the workplace are updated appropriately to
reflect state and local increases.
These changes to local minimum wage requirements do not affect the minimum salary requirement for
certain exempt employees in California; that salary requirement is based on the state minimum wage and
does not increase based on changes in local law.
If you have questions about minimum wage compliance, feel free to contact us.