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Construction Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction 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 Construction Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,670
25th Percentile Wage
$64,710
50th Percentile Wage
$87,750
75th Percentile Wage
$131,330
90th Percentile Wage
$163,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers 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 $163,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.76
25th Percentile Wage
$31.11
50th Percentile Wage
$42.19
75th Percentile Wage
$63.14
90th Percentile Wage
$78.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.45. The median hourly salary is $42.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,750-12.09%-7.57%
201598,360-3.84%-
2014102,140-1.66%-
2013103,8409.10%-
201294,390--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $87,750 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 34.4 percent (34.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 30.2 percent (30.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Redding.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$133,670
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$126,980
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$116,640
Napa
$114,500
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$109,980
Chico
$106,230
Vallejo-Fairfield
$106,100
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$104,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$100,790
El Centro
$100,680
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$98,290
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$95,230
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$95,180
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$95,130
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$94,220
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$94,210
Bakersfield-Delano
$93,240
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$93,000
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$88,690
Salinas
$88,090
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$87,750
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$85,360
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$83,400
Madera-Chowchilla
$82,400
Stockton
$81,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$80,410
Fresno
$79,930
Visalia-Porterville
$78,250
Modesto
$74,810
Merced
$65,490
Hanford-Corcoran
$64,380
Redding
$61,210

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