Minimum Wage Increase- Effective Jan. 1, 2019

A minimum wage increase will become effective Jan. 1, 2019 for Student Assistant II, III, IV

On Jan 1, 2019 the minimum wage will increase to $12/hour pursuant to amendments to Section 1182.2 of the California Labor Code. The minimum wage will continue to increase by $1/hour annually, until it reaches $15/hour on Jan. 1, 2022.

At UC Davis, the minimum wage increase only affects Student Asst. II, III and IV titles as outlined below. Please share this information with your impacted Student Assistants and please note that salary increases are a departmental cost.

No Action Necessary

HR is working with Central Payroll to update the payroll systems and bring all impacted titles up to their new minimum rates by Jan. 1, 2019.

New Minimum Wage- Effective Jan. 1, 2019
Title Code  Payroll Title  Current Minimum New Minimum
4921, 4923
  • Student Asst. II
  • Student Asst. II Non-UC
$11.00 $12.00
4920, 4924
  • Student Asst. III 
  • Student Asst. III Non-UC 
$11.25 $12.25
4919, 4925
  • Student Asst. IV
  • Student Asst. IV Non-UC 



Please see the Student Employee Play Plan (PPSM 3, Exhibit B) or call: 

  • Davis Campus Compensate Services (530) 752-5311
  • UC Davis Health