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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of human resources managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,910
25th Percentile Wage
$107,760
50th Percentile Wage
$132,180
75th Percentile Wage
$158,990
90th Percentile Wage
$195,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources 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 $195,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$132,180
8.64% 22.46%
2016
$120,760
7.97% -
2015
$111,140
11.86% -
2014
$97,960
-2.51% -
2013
$100,420
-2.06% -
2012
$102,490
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $132,180 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville 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 Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 15.9 percent (15.9%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 40.5 percent (40.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$157,090
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$153,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$148,720
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$141,920
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$132,180
Merced
$129,410
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$123,580
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$121,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$120,870
Vallejo-Fairfield
$120,690
Napa
$119,590
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$114,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$114,520
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$114,370
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$113,140
Visalia-Porterville
$110,090
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$106,620
Bakersfield-Delano
$103,110
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$99,270
Salinas
$98,010
Chico
$97,180
Modesto
$96,510
Redding
$94,040
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$93,410
Fresno
$92,480
Stockton
$92,410
Hanford-Corcoran
$91,030
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$87,450
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$86,320
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,630



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