Prevailing Wage

Prevailing Wage News


  • New! The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance to require that prevailing wages be paid for broadcast services work on City property on February 2, 2016. Download the PDF icon Prevailing Wage Ordinance for Broadcast Services on City Property (PDF). The Ordinance will become effective when the Board of Supervisors sets and initial prevailing wage rate. Contact OLSE at (415) 554-6537 for more information.



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Additional Prevailing Wage Rates for San Francisco


Chapter 21C of the San Francisco Administrative Code requires that prevailing wage rates be paid for the the types of work and workers below. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors sets the rates for these crafts and classifications each year. PDF iconPrevailing Wage Resolution,  effective March 4, 2016, For prevailing wage rates in effect prior to that date, contact OLSE. 







  • Broadcast Services Workers on City Property - Administrative Code Section 21C.9
    • ​Prevailing wage rates not yet available for broadcast services work. Please contact (415) 554-6537 for more information. 


*OLSE's tables summarize the required prevailing wage rates adopted by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. They are based on the Collective Bargaining Agreements listed here. The tables do NOT include all the information contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Bidders/contractors should refer to the agreements provided.



For information on how these prevailing wages are set, see Administrative Code Section 21C.7.