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UC Riverside, Ca –

On January 1, 2019, the California state minimum wage will increase to $12.00/hour.

To ensure our compliance with the minimum wage law, UCR’s salary range minimums that fell below $12.00/hour will be adjusted upward to $12.00/hour beginning with the bi-weekly pay period that includes January 1, 2019. The job families impacted by this change are the Student 1 and 2 titles.

Title Code
Student 1, TC 4922 $11.00 - $16.00 $12.00 - $17.00
Student 2, TC 4921     $11.50 - $31.50 $12.50 - $32.50

In addition to individuals in the student Title Codes, all individuals in a By Agreement (BYA) DOS must also be paid a minimum of $12.00 for every hour worked effective January 1, 2019 All organizations should review individuals being paid, and ensure that all payments comply with the new minimum wage requirements.

The UCPath processed the minimum wage changes for student Title Codes 1 and 2. Increases for incumbents in the Student 1 category who were below the $12.00 range were updated. Increases for incumbents in the Student 2 category who were below the $12.50 range were will appear on the January bi-weekly and February monthly paychecks.

If you have questions about the increase of the minimum wage on January 1, 2019, please contact Scott Biggerstaff at or Jennifer Poliakon at