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Living Wage Policy

Living Wage Rates & Covered Solictiations
The information and links on this page are not intended to represent all relevant California law relating to procurement, public works and related issues. ​​​
The County's Living Wage Policy & Ordinance is defined in the Board of Supervisors' Policy Manual § and the Ordinance Code​. Per the policy, the County’s Living Wage rates are updated annually based on specified cost of living adjustments. New rates are effective July 1 of the following fiscal year. 

The current and past Living Wage Rates are set forth below. 

Effective Dates

Without Health-Benefit Credit and Retirement-Benefit Credit

With Either Health-Benefit Credit or Retirement-Benefit Credit

With Both Health-Benefit Credit or Retirement-Benefit Credit

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019




July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018




July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017




July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016




July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015




The County's Living Wage Policy is applicable under specific conditions, and the following list contains solicitations in which this policy is anticipated to be applicable. 

Covered Solicitations

RFP-CFPD-18-6 Total Compensation Survey Services - Fire Prevention...1/30/2018RFPCovered
RFP-PHD-FY18-0112Public Health Communication Campaign for Sugar Sweetened...1/3/2018RFPCovered
RFP-DAA-FY18-0102Transportation Services12/14/2017RFPContingent
RFS-FAF-FY18-0098A&E Design Services Prequalification12/5/2017RFSOQCovered
RFS-FAF-FY18-0100Construction Project Management Services12/4/2017RFSOQCovered
RFP-CEO-FY18-0072Workers' Compensation Claim Investigations12/1/2017RFPCovered
RFP-FY18-OSH-0003Down Payment Assistance Loan Program Administrator12/1/2017RFPContingent
RFP-PRO-FY18-0074Expanded Language Access Services11/30/2017RFPCovered
RFI-PHD-FY18-0056 RFI Workshop for Oral Health Services10/30/2017RFIContingent
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Last updated: 10/28/2019 3:16 PM