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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.06
25th Percentile Wage
$39.04
50th Percentile Wage
$53.46
75th Percentile Wage
$74.04
90th Percentile Wage
$89.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.44. The median hourly salary is $53.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.06.

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
2016111,190-17.33%-1.39%
2015130,4601.07%-
2014129,0604.67%-
2013123,0308.37%-
2012112,730--

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 36.4 percent (36.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 21.2 percent (21.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

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 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California.