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General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general and operations managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of general and operations 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 General and Operations Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,900
25th Percentile Wage
$65,580
50th Percentile Wage
$95,920
75th Percentile Wage
$138,710
90th Percentile Wage
$181,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations 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 $181,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.55
25th Percentile Wage
$31.53
50th Percentile Wage
$46.11
75th Percentile Wage
$66.69
90th Percentile Wage
$87.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.29. The median hourly salary is $46.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,9203.77%6.64%
201592,3001.41%-
201491,0001.11%-
201389,9900.49%-
201289,550--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,920 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for general and operations managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of general and operations managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 31.9 percent (31.9%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 26.7 percent (26.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$140,790
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$139,740
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$128,060
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$119,450
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$111,800
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$111,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$107,720
Napa
$106,090
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$104,880
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$103,490
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$101,540
Salinas
$100,330
Bakersfield-Delano
$99,140
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$97,130
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$95,920
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$95,080
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$94,940
Stockton
$94,020
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$93,770
Vallejo-Fairfield
$91,940
Madera-Chowchilla
$90,920
Hanford-Corcoran
$87,720
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$85,980
Yuba City
$85,640
Modesto
$85,320
Fresno
$85,240
Visalia-Porterville
$83,090
Merced
$82,560
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$79,450
El Centro
$79,000
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,070
Redding
$78,050
Chico
$75,030
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$71,480
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$70,270

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