Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for natural sciences managers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of natural sciences managers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Natural Sciences Managers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,450
25th Percentile Wage
$105,630
50th Percentile Wage
$138,230
75th Percentile Wage
$184,460
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $184,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.31
25th Percentile Wage
$50.78
50th Percentile Wage
$66.45
75th Percentile Wage
$88.68
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $88.68. The median hourly salary is $66.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.31.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016138,230-4.18%-6.22%
2015144,010-0.25%-
2014144,370-1.23%-
2013146,150-0.47%-
2012146,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Natural Sciences Managers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in state of California ranges from $87,580 to $174,780. The highest paying area for natural sciences managers in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $174,780. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $162,060). The lowest paying area is Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$174,780
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$162,060
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$160,300
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$155,060
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$152,380
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$150,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$144,990
Vallejo-Fairfield
$139,350
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$136,160
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$124,830
Salinas
$122,460
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$115,580
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$115,270
Fresno
$112,730
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$111,190
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$101,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$97,900
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$93,910
Bakersfield-Delano
$92,870
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$87,580


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