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.
2023 Employer Notification Letter (English & Spanish)
2023 Minimum Wage Poster (English & Spanish)
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.
How to File a Complaint
To file a minimum wage complaint, please fill out and submit the intake form located here.
City Contact Information
For questions or assistance, please contact the Economic Development Division at [email protected].