The annual and hourly salary statistics of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$30,420|
|25th Percentile Wage||$44,110|
|50th Percentile Wage||$51,780|
|75th Percentile Wage||$62,750|
|90th Percentile Wage||$73,920|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,420.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of music directors and composers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||4-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,780 in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for music directors and composers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of music directors and composers in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area is 24.3 percent (24.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Bakersfield-Delano and 16.7 percent (16.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Santa Cruz-Watsonville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|El Centro|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |