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Living Wage Information

Through June 30, 2022, vendors that are paid $20,998 or more in business with the City of Santa Barbara in a fiscal year (July to June) are required to pay $19.60 per hour.  The threshold and hourly rates are adjusted annually based on changes to the January to January CPI for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers for Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, California.


Volunteers Wanted  for Living Wage Advisory Committee Recruitment!

The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the Living Wage Advisory Committee for the following 3 open positions: Owner/Manager of a Business located in the City, Nominee of the Chamber or Downtown Organization, and Employee of a Local Non-Profit Entity. If you are interested in making a difference in your community, contributing ideas, and being part of the City team, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Go to the Applications and Vacancy notices page for more information.

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021
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