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Minimum Wage Increase for Student Assistants effective Jan. 1, 2020

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

On Jan., 2020, the minimum wage will increase to $13/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 Assistant II, III and IV titles as outlined below. Student Assistants who are below the minimum range for their title code will receive an increase equal to the salary range minimum.

Please share this information with your impacted Student Assistants and please note that salary increases are a departmental cost.

No Action Necessary

Human Resources is working with Central Payroll and the UC Path Center to update the payroll systems and bring all impacted titles up to their new minimum rates by Jan. 1, 2020.

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 
$12.00 $13.00
4920, 4924
  • Student Asst. III 
  • Student Asst. III Non-UC 
$12.25 $13.25
4919, 4925
  • Student Asst. IV
  • Student Asst. IV Non-UC 



Please contact: 

  • Davis Campus Compensation Services (916) 734-5311
  • UC Davis Health Compensation Services (916) 734-5009