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Computer Systems Analyst Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of computer systems analysts in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of computer systems analysts 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 Computer Systems Analysts in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,670
25th Percentile Wage
$74,760
50th Percentile Wage
$91,560
75th Percentile Wage
$107,490
90th Percentile Wage
$131,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.25
25th Percentile Wage
$35.94
50th Percentile Wage
$44.02
75th Percentile Wage
$51.68
90th Percentile Wage
$63.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer systems analysts in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.45. The median hourly salary is $44.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer systems analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,5604.28%13.84%
201587,6405.40%-
201482,9101.19%-
201381,9203.70%-
201278,890--

Table 3. Compare Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $91,560 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for computer systems analysts in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of computer systems analysts in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 20.4 percent (20.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 31.2 percent (31.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Stockton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$115,050
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$114,820
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$107,000
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$105,980
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$94,750
Salinas
$92,370
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$92,190
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$91,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$90,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$90,820
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$89,700
Vallejo-Fairfield
$88,470
Bakersfield-Delano
$88,370
Visalia-Porterville
$86,950
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$85,530
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$85,360
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$84,490
Yuba City
$82,470
Napa
$82,110
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$79,180
Merced
$79,160
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,450
Redding
$78,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$77,900
Hanford-Corcoran
$73,300
Fresno
$71,000
Modesto
$70,960
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
El Centro
$68,260
Chico
$66,470
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$66,010
Stockton
$63,030

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