2023 Petaluma Minimum Wage
Starting January 1, 2023, the Petaluma minimum wage rate will be $17.06/hour for all employers regardless of size. This wage reflects a 7.6% increase, calculated using the June prior year Bay Area CPI-W. Click HERE to view CPI-W table.
On August 5, 2019, the Petaluma City Council unanimously approved the adoption of a local minimum wage ordinance. Click HERE to read the ordinance.
- Requires employers to pay a Petaluma minimum wage, rather than the state wage, for employee hours worked within the Petaluma City limits.
- Establishes a two-tiered wage during the first year of implementation (2020), then a single wage starting in the second year of implementation (2021).
- Adds an annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) based on regional consumer price index.