January 1, 2005: $8.62/hour ($7.75 for nonprofit & small business)
February 23, 2004: $8.50/hour (nonprofit & small business exempt)
Government Supported Employee Historical Rate
A small number of "Government Supported Employees" are subject to a minimum wage rate of $12.87 as of July 1, 2017. Only the following types of employees should be paid this rate:
Employees under the age of 18 and employed as an after-school or summer Employee in a bona fide training or apprenticeship program in a position that is subsidized by the federal, state, or local government; or
Employees over the age 55 and are employed by a Non-Profit Corporation that provides social welfare services as a core mission to individuals who are over the age of 55 and is in a position that is subsidized by federal, state, or local government. This category is subject to additional limitations. See San Francisco Administrative Code Section 12R.3.
If you have questions about which employees are covered by this rate, please contact the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement at (415) 554-6292.