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Oakland Minimum Wage Laws Oakland, California Local Minimum Wage for 2022, 2023

While California's state minimum wage is $15.50 per hour, Oakland has set its own, higher minimum wage rates that apply to employees of different classes of company who work Oakland.


Current Minimum Wage
$15.97 / hour
Effective 1/1/2023
Future Increase
TBD
Comparison to State Wage
+$0.47 / hour

Hotel Workers with benefits:

Current Minimum Wage
$17.37 / hour
Effective 1/1/2023
Future Increase
TBD
Comparison to State Wage
+$1.87 / hour

Hotel Workers without benefits:

Current Minimum Wage
$23.15 / hour
Effective 1/1/2023
Future Increase
TBD
Comparison to State Wage
+$7.65 / hour

Because Oakland has a higher minimum wage rate than the one set by California or the Federal government, the higher local minimum wage rate takes precedence and must be paid to all employees covered by the local minimum wage regulation.

Keep in mind that California and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act both define various minimum wage exemptions and other labor laws that may apply to employees in Oakland. You can find more information about California's minimum wage and labor laws on this site.

Oakland Minimum Wage Rates 2023 Other Local Minimum Wage Rates in California

In addition to Oakland, there are other localities in California that have passed municipal minimum wage legislation. The following is a table of other California localities with established minimum wage laws.

Locality Applies To Minimum Wage Comparison to State
San Francisco $16.99 +$1.49
Alameda All employees $15.75 +$0.25
Belmont All employees $16.75 +$1.25
Berkeley All employees $16.99 +$1.49
Burlingame All employees $16.47 +$0.97
Cupertino All employees $17.20 +$1.70
Daily City All employees $16.07 +$0.57
East Palo Alto All employees $16.50 +$1.00
El Cerrito All employees $17.35 +$1.85
Emeryville All employees $17.68 +$2.18
Foster City All employees $16.50 +$1.00
Freemont all employees $16.00 +$0.50
Half Moon Bay All employees $16.45 +$0.95
Hayward large employers- 26 or more employees $16.34 +$0.84
  small employers- 25 or fewer employees $15.50 Same
Los Altos All employees $15.65 +$0.15
Los Angeles $16.04 +$0.54
Los Angeles -unincorporated county All employees $15.96 +$0.46
Malibu 25 or fewer employees $15.96 +$0.46
  26 or more employees $15.00 -$0.50
Menlo Park All employees $16.20 +$0.70
Milpitas All employees $15.40 -$0.10
Mountain View All employees $18.15 +$2.65
Novato 1-25 employees $15.53 +$0.03
  100 + employees $16.32 +$0.82
  26-99 employees $16.07 +$0.57
Palo Alto All employees $17.25 +$1.75
Pasadena $16.11 +$0.61
Petaluma $17.06 +$1.56
Redwood City All employees $17.00 +$1.50
Richmond All employees $16.17 +$0.67
San Carlos All employees $16.32 +$0.82
San Diego All employees $16.30 +$0.80
San Francisco $16.99 +$1.49
San Jose All employees $17.00 +$1.50
San Leandro All employees $15.00 -$0.50
San Mateo All employees $16.75 +$1.25
Santa Clara All employees $17.20 +$1.70
Santa Monica All employees $15.96 +$0.46
Santa Rosa All employees $17.06 +$1.56
Sonoma Large employers $17.00 +$1.50
  small employers $16.00 +$0.50
south San Francisco $16.70 +$1.20
Sunnyvale All employees $17.95 +$2.45
West Hollywood 49 or fewer employees $17.00 +$1.50
  50 or more employees $17.50 +$2.00
  Hotel Employees $17.64 +$2.14

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