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Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of natural sciences managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of natural sciences managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Natural Sciences Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,680
25th Percentile Wage
$81,230
50th Percentile Wage
$111,190
75th Percentile Wage
$154,000
90th Percentile Wage
$186,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences 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 $186,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,680.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$111,190
-17.33% -1.39%
2015
$130,460
1.07% -
2014
$129,060
4.67% -
2013
$123,030
8.37% -
2012
$112,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $111,190 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for natural sciences managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of natural sciences managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 31.3 percent (31.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 18.8 percent (18.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale.

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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