Richmond's Minimum Wage Ordinance

Effective January 1, 2024 the

Richmond Minimum Wage will be:

$17.20 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.

Minimum Wage Official Notice


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.15-17 N.S. - Amended Minimum Wage Ordinance

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

Effective Date

Minimum Wage Rate

January 1, 2016

$11.52 per hour

January 1, 2017

$12.30 per hour

January 1, 2018

$13.41 per hour (Amended)

January 1, 2019 

$15.00 per hour

January 1, 2020

$15.00 per hour

January 1, 2021

 $15.21 per hour
January 1, 2022

$15.54 per hour

January 1, 2023

$16.17 per hour

January 1, 2024

$17.20 per hour


 Know Your Rights

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