Estimated Impact of San Diego’s Proposed Minimum Wage Law

The City of San Diego is considering a proposal to establish a citywide minimum wage. The proposed minimum wage would phase in over three years as follows: $9.75 on January 1, 2015; $10.50 on January 1, 2016; and $11.50 on January 1, 2017. Beginning in 2019, the city’s minimum wage would be adjusted annually to keep up with increases in the cost of living.