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Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of natural sciences managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of natural sciences managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 Natural Sciences Managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,960
25th Percentile Wage
$116,820
50th Percentile Wage
$162,060
75th Percentile Wage
$201,210
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $201,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $162,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $90,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43.73
25th Percentile Wage
$56.17
50th Percentile Wage
$77.91
75th Percentile Wage
$96.74
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $96.74. The median hourly salary is $77.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43.73.

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
2016162,0600.06%-2.83%
2015161,9600.88%-
2014160,540-8.88%-
2013174,8004.67%-
2012166,640--

Table 3. Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $162,060, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is the second highest paying city for natural sciences managers in state of California, following the highest paying city San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (median annual salary of $174,780). Compared with San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 7.3 percent (7.3%) lower.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California.