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 amongst California areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Natural Sciences Managers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,700
25th Percentile Wage
$105,260
50th Percentile Wage
$138,190
75th Percentile Wage
$183,680
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 $183,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$138,190
-0.03% -6.25%
2016
$138,230
-4.18% -
2015
$144,010
-0.25% -
2014
$144,370
-1.23% -
2013
$146,150
-0.47% -
2012
$146,830
- -

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 $90,260 to $161,900. The highest paying area for natural sciences managers in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $161,900. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $161,900). The lowest paying area is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with a median annual salary of $90,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$161,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$161,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$156,530
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$154,160
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$152,380
Vallejo-Fairfield
$150,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$144,990
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$142,590
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$140,790
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$136,160
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$128,940
Salinas
$122,460
Fresno
$119,890
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$115,270
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$112,810
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$111,190
Redding
$108,490
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$96,320
Bakersfield-Delano
$93,260
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$91,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$90,260




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