National » Human Resources Managers » Santa Cruz-Watsonville

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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,560
25th Percentile Wage
$100,090
50th Percentile Wage
$120,760
75th Percentile Wage
$148,100
90th Percentile Wage
$187,010

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 $187,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $83,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.18
25th Percentile Wage
$48.12
50th Percentile Wage
$58.06
75th Percentile Wage
$71.20
90th Percentile Wage
$89.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.91. The median hourly salary is $58.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.18.

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
2016120,7607.97%15.13%
2015111,14011.86%-
201497,960-2.51%-
2013100,420-2.06%-
2012102,490--

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 $120,760 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 22.3 percent (22.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 34.0 percent (34.0%) 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 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California.