July 1 Annual Minimum Wage Increase for City of San Francisco

On July 1, 2019, employees in the City of San Francisco will get a minimum wage increase, which means employers must post the updated Minimum Wage notice in their places of business. Our Research team is currently working on the San Francisco City Poster, which will be shipped out to customers in plenty of time before the July 1 deadline.

Through June 30, 2019, employers must continue to pay employees the current minimum wage rate of $15.00 per hour and keep the current Minimum Wage notice posted.

Minimum Wage Rates in the City by the Bay

For Most Employees

Effective July 1, 2019, employers must pay employees who work two or more hours per week in San Francisco—including part-time and temporary workers—an increased minimum wage rate of $15.59 per hour. This adjustment is based on the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Annual adjustments based on the CPI will continue every July 1 thereafter.

For Government Supported Employees

For certain employees under the age of 18 or over the age of 55 who work at government-subsidized nonprofit organizations, employers must pay an increased minimum wage rate of $13.79 per hour beginning July 1, 2019. Employers should note that the current minimum wage rate of $13.27 is still in effect through June 30, 2019.

For information about employees who are covered by the Government Supported Employee rate, or for any other information regarding the minimum wage, employers may call the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement at 415-554-6292, or send an email to the following address: mwo@sfgov.org.

We Make Compliance Easy

Because San Francisco has multiple city ordinances that could change at any time, we encourage you to order our City/County Poster 1-Year Plan. Under the plan, you will automatically receive the updated San Francisco poster as soon as it is available. And because we provide free poster updates for mandatory changes—no matter how many occur during the plan year—you can always count on Poster Compliance Center to keep your business in compliance!