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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of human resources managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,650
25th Percentile Wage
$121,780
50th Percentile Wage
$155,360
75th Percentile Wage
$194,860
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $194,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $155,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $87,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.14
25th Percentile Wage
$58.55
50th Percentile Wage
$74.69
75th Percentile Wage
$93.69
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $93.69. The median hourly salary is $74.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.14.

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
2016155,360-1.62%-0.06%
2015157,8802.25%-
2014154,320-3.53%-
2013159,7702.70%-
2012155,450--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $155,360, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is the highest paying city for human resources managers in state of California, followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (median annual salary $151,100). In comparison, the median annual salary of human resources managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 2.7 percent (2.7%) higher than that in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City.

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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California.