By Teya Vitu
February 17, 2020
The hourly minimum wage in Santa Fe will increase March 1 by 30 cents, rising to to $12.10 from its current rate of $11.80.
Under the Santa Fe Living Wage Ordinance, annual increases in the minimum wage — 2.6 percent this year — are tied to increases in the Consumer Price Index for the Western Region for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers.
Santa Fe County has a similar wage law and now has a countywide minimum hourly rate of $11.80. But the county has not yet announced whether its wage rate also will rise to $12.10.