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Computer software employees

Annually, to be effective January 1st, the Division of Labor Statistics and Research is required by California Labor Code, Section 515.5(a)(4) to adjust the hourly base rate of pay for computer software employees as set forth in Section 1 "Applicability of Order" of Industrial Welfare Commission wage orders 1-13, 15 & 17. This base rate of pay is but one factor to be used by an employer when trying to determine whether or not their computer software employee is to be classified as an exempt or nonexempt employee. The adjustments have been as follows:

January 1, 2011 - $37.94 or annual salary of not less than $79,050 for full-time employment, and paid not less than $6,587.50 per month
January 1, 2010 - $37.94 or annual salary of not less than $79,050 for full-time employment, and paid not less than $6,587.50 per month
January 1, 2009 - $37.94 or annual salary of not less than $79,050 for full-time employment, and paid not less than $6,587.50 per month
September 30, 2008- $36.00 or annual salary of not less than $75,000 for full-time employment, and paid not less than $6,250 per month - AB 10
January 1, 2008- $36.00 - SB 929
January 1, 2007- $49.77
January 1, 2006- $47.81
January 1, 2005- $45.84
January 1, 2004- $44.63
January 1, 2003- $43.58
January 1, 2002- $42.64
January 1, 2001- $41.00