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Living Wage Determination

For contracts solicited for and entered into after July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, the living wage rates are:

Living Wage Rate with Health Benefits Living Wage Rate Without Health Benefits
$20.57 $21.82

For information related to the City of San José Living Wage Policy, please refer to the following documents:

Effective July 1, 2013, contractors are required to provide twelve (12) days of compensated time off per year for full time workers and six (6) days of compensated time off for part time workers.  Paid holiday, paid sick days, paid vacation and paid personal days are allowed to count toward the 12 or 6 required days.

For questions regarding the City’s Living Wage Policy, contact the Office of Equality Assurance at 408-535-8430 or email

For questions regarding Airport Living Wage Ordinance, contact Airport Finance & Administration at 408-392-3600.