Richmond's Minimum Wage Ordinance

Effective January 1, 2016 the

Richmond Minimum Wage will be:

$11.52 per hour


Official Notice

Every Employer shall post the notice published each year by the City of Richmond in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job site where any Employee works informing Employees of the current Minimum Wage rate and of their rights under this ordinance. Violators will be subject to penalties.

2016 Minimum Wage Official Notice

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2015 Minimum Wage Official Notice

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Employers shall pay Employees no less than the Minimum Wage set forth in this Ordinance for each hour worked within the geographic boundaries of the City of Richmond. 

Ordinance No. 11-14 N.S. - Minimum Wage Ordinance

Effective Date

Minimum Wage Rate

July 1, 2014

$9.00 per hour

January 1, 2015

$9.60 per hour

January 1, 2016

$11.52 per hour

January 1, 2017

$12.30 per hour

January 1, 2018

$13.00 per hour

January 1, 2019 <

Adjusted per the Consumer Price Index


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If you have any questions or concerns please call or visit the Employment and Training Department at 330 25th Street, Richmond, CA 94804  or  (510) 307-8011.