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Purchasing Manager Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of purchasing managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of purchasing 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 Purchasing Managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,660
25th Percentile Wage
$84,850
50th Percentile Wage
$113,940
75th Percentile Wage
$145,530
90th Percentile Wage
$179,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing 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 $179,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$113,940
17.86% 36.08%
2016
$93,590
8.51% -
2015
$85,630
-3.32% -
2014
$88,470
4.57% -
2013
$84,430
13.74% -
2012
$72,830
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $113,940 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for purchasing managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of purchasing managers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 21.2 percent (21.2%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 14.4 percent (14.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$144,670
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$142,440
Vallejo-Fairfield
$137,940
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$137,220
Napa
$130,160
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$128,070
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$127,370
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$126,930
Fresno
$125,130
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$124,100
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$123,530
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$119,410
Stockton
$115,250
Salinas
$115,070
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$113,940
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$113,670
Visalia-Porterville
$107,670
Modesto
$105,420
Bakersfield-Delano
$105,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$100,880
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$100,120
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$98,150
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$97,510



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