Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders

The 2014 minimum wage order and all current industry wage orders are listed below. The pdf files require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other software for viewing or printing.

The minimum wage order may be printed from this website on 8.5" x 14" paper and posted.

The industry wage orders are formatted to print on 8.5" x 11" paper.

Printed versions of the industry wage orders for workplace posting can be obtained by ordering from http://www.dir.ca.gov/wp.asp or by contacting your local DLSE district office.

Pursuant to AB 1835, Chapter 230, Statutes of 2006, the Department of Industrial Relations amends and republishes Industrial Welfare Commission orders as set forth below, amending sections 4(A) and 10(C) in orders #1 through #15 and sections 4(A) and 9(C) in order #16.


Also available is a history of the industry wage orders, including Statement of Basis and Summaries.

Wage order PDF version
Minimum wage order
Effective January 1, 2017
MW-2017 (English)
MW-2017 (Spanish)
Minimum wage order MW-2014 (English)
MW-2014 (Spanish)
Wage order #1
Manufacturing Industry
#1-2001 (English)
#1-2001 (Spanish)
#1-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #2
Personal Services Industry
#2-2001 (English)
#2-2001 (Spanish)
#2-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #3
Canning, Freezing, and Preserving Industry
#3-2001 (English)
#3-2001 (Spanish)
#3-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #4
Professional, Technical, Clerical, Mechanical and Similar Occupations
#4-2001 (English)
#4-2001 (Spanish)
#4-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #5
Public Housekeeping Industry
#5-2001 (English)
#5-2001 (Spanish)
#5-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #6
Laundry, Linen Supply, Dry Cleaning and Dyeing Industry
#6-2001 (English)
#6-2001 (Spanish)
#6-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #7
Mercantile Industry
#7-2001 (English)
#7-2001 (Spanish)
#7-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #8
Industries Handling Products After Harvest
#8-2001 (English)
#8-2001 (Spanish)
#8-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #9
Transportation Industry
#9-2001 (English)
#9-2001 (Spanish)
#9-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #10
Amusement and Recreation Industry
#10-2001 (English)
#10-2001 (Spanish)
#10-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #11
Broadcasting Industry
#11-2001 (English)
#11-2001 (Spanish)
#11-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #12
Motion Picture Industry
#12-2001 (English)
#12-2001 (Spanish)
#12-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #13
Industries Preparing Agricultural Products for Market, on the Farm
#13-2001 (English)
#13-2001 (Spanish)
#13-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #14
Agricultural Occupations
#14-2001 (English)
#14-2001 (Chinese)
#14-2001 (Spanish)
Wage order #15
Household Occupation
#15-2001 (English)
#15-2001 (Spanish)
#15-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #16
Certain On-Site Occupations in the Construction, Drilling, Logging and Mining Industries
#16-2001 (English)
#16-2001 (Spanish)
#16-2001 (Chinese)
Wage order #17
Miscellaneous Employees
#17-2001 (English)
#17-2001 (Chinese)
#17-2001 (Spanish)

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July 2017