What is the minimum wage in Sonoma?

The Sonoma City Council passed a local minimum wage ordinance in 2019.  Chapter 2.80 of the Sonoma Municipal Code establishes a minimum wage rate to be paid by Large Employers (26 or more employees) and Small Employers (25 or fewer employees) with annual adjustments.

Effective January 2023, the Sonoma minimum wage rate is $17.00/hour for large employers and $16.00/hour for small employers.

Effective January 2024, the Sonoma minimum wage is $17.60/hour for large employers and $16.56/hour for small employers (25 or fewer employees).

The annual schedule of wage rate increases can be found at the Sonoma Minimum Wage page, along with the official notice (poster) for Sonoma’s minimum wage which can be downloaded in English and Spanish.

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