Minimum Wage

Beginning January 1, 2022, employees who perform at least two (2) hours of work in one workweek within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego must be paid wages of not less than $15.00 per hour for all hours worked within the City’s geographic boundaries.

San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, San Diego Municipal Code Chapter 3, Article 9, Division 1, apply to adult AND minor employees who work two (2) or more hours in any workweek within the City’s geographic boundaries. Tips do not count towards the payment of the minimum wage.

If you have questions, need additional information, or believe your employer has violated any provision of this law, please contact your employer, visit the City of San Diego Minimum Wage Enforcement Office website at or contact the City of San Diego’s Minimum Wage Program via email at [email protected].

For more information contact the Minimum Wage Program:
Phone: (619) 615-1565, Email: [email protected]