Living Wage Policy

Living Wage Rates 

The information and links on this page are not intended to represent all relevant California law relating to procurement, public works and related issues. ​​​

The County's Living Wage Policy & Ordinance is defined in the Board of Supervisors' Policy Manual §5.5.5.5 and the Ordinance Code​. Per the policy, the County’s Living Wage rates are updated annually based on specified cost of living adjustments. New rates are effective July 1 of the following fiscal year. 
 

The current and past Living Wage Rates are set forth below. 

Effective Dates

Without Health-Benefit Credit and Retirement-Benefit Credit

With Either Health-Benefit Credit or Retirement-Benefit Credit

With Both Health-Benefit Credit or Retirement-Benefit Credit

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

$22.98

​$20.98

$18.98

July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

$21.82

$19.82

$17.82

July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

$21.39

$19.39

$17.39

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

$19.57

$17.57

$15.57

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

$19.06

$17.06

$15.06

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