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Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of architectural and engineering managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of architectural and engineering managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Architectural and Engineering Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$110,790
25th Percentile Wage
$131,140
50th Percentile Wage
$167,880
75th Percentile Wage
$195,610
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and engineering managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $195,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $167,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $110,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53.27
25th Percentile Wage
$63.05
50th Percentile Wage
$80.70
75th Percentile Wage
$94.04
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and engineering managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $94.04. The median hourly salary is $80.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53.27.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and engineering managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016167,8807.02%2.64%
2015156,090-1.85%-
2014158,9805.26%-
2013150,610-8.52%-
2012163,440--

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Engineering Manager Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $167,880 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for architectural and engineering managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of architectural and engineering managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 8.7 percent (8.7%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 42.9 percent (42.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$183,940
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$169,630
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$167,880
Vallejo-Fairfield
$164,020
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$160,610
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$158,890
Salinas
$158,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$153,940
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$150,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$148,390
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$147,830
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$146,810
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$146,520
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$144,900
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$142,320
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$141,340
Redding
$140,140
Bakersfield-Delano
$133,670
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$130,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$129,750
Visalia-Porterville
$126,640
Fresno
$122,140
Modesto
$119,250
Stockton
$111,150
Chico
$104,180
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$95,860

See also: Top paying jobs in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California.