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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of human resources managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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 Human Resources Managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,490
25th Percentile Wage
$89,490
50th Percentile Wage
$119,110
75th Percentile Wage
$154,330
90th Percentile Wage
$185,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.40
25th Percentile Wage
$43.02
50th Percentile Wage
$57.26
75th Percentile Wage
$74.20
90th Percentile Wage
$89.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.19. The median hourly salary is $57.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016119,1101.44%15.82%
2015117,3901.53%-
2014115,5903.13%-
2013111,97010.45%-
2012100,270--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $119,110 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 23.3 percent (23.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 33.1 percent (33.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$155,360
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$151,100
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$142,830
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$131,900
Vallejo-Fairfield
$124,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$121,240
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$120,760
Napa
$120,470
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$120,090
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$119,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$114,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$113,140
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$113,020
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$108,620
Merced
$108,400
Visalia-Porterville
$107,820
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$101,810
Redding
$101,210
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$100,460
Salinas
$96,900
Stockton
$94,280
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$93,410
Bakersfield-Delano
$93,280
Modesto
$93,070
Chico
$89,260
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$86,800
Fresno
$85,610
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$79,690

See also: Top paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California.