Minimum Wage

Beginning July 1, 2023, employers who are subject to the City's business license requirement or who maintain a business facility in the City, must pay to each employee who performs at least two hours of work per week in Milpitas, minimum wages of not less than $17.20 per hour. If you are not receiving the correct wage, please contact:

  • Office of Equity Assurance
    City of San Jose
    200 East Santa Clara Street, 5th Floor
    San Jose, CA 95120
Effective DatesMilpitas Minimum Wage
July 1, 2023$17.20
July 1, 2022$16.40
July 1, 2021
July 1, 2020
July 1, 2019
July 1, 2018
January 1, 2018
July 1, 2017

You will be asked to provide:

  • Your name, mailing address, and phone number
  • Name, address, and phone number of the company where you work
  • Manager or owner's name
  • Type of work you perform
  • How and when you are paid (example: cash or check, every week)

Any additional information you can provide such as copies of pay stubs, personal records of hours worked or other information regarding your employer's pay practices are helpful.

All services are free and confidential. Please remember that your employer cannot terminate you or in any other manner discriminate against you for filing a complaint with the City of Milpitas.

Effective July 1 of every year, the City adjusts the minimum wage based on the Bay Area Consumer Price Index as published by the U.S. Department of Labor. The minimum wage requirement set forth in Ordinance Number 292 applies to adult and minor employees who work two or more hours per week.

Employers must print the following two notices and post where information is accessible by employees.

Official Notice – Minimum Wage Rate (July 1, 2023)
Milpitas Workers: Know Your Rights (July 1, 2023)
Employer Poster: English (PDF)
Know Your Rights: English (PDF)
Employer Poster: Chinese (PDF)
Know Your Rights: Chinese (PDF)
Employer Poster: Korean (PDF)
Know Your Rights: Korean (PDF)
Employer Poster: Spanish (PDF)
Know Your Rights: Spanish (PDF)
Employer Poster: Tagalog (PDF)
Know Your Rights: Tagalog (PDF)
Employer Poster: Vietnamese (PDF)
Know Your Rights: Vietnamese (PDF)

Milpitas employers and employees doing business in Milpitas are subject to the Minimum Wage Ordinance (PDF). For information, view the Minimum Wage Increase (PDF).

The minimum wage letter is also available in the following languages: