Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representative Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,110
25th Percentile Wage
$57,330
50th Percentile Wage
$80,990
75th Percentile Wage
$121,170
90th Percentile Wage
$163,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.73
25th Percentile Wage
$27.56
50th Percentile Wage
$38.94
75th Percentile Wage
$58.26
90th Percentile Wage
$78.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.78. The median hourly salary is $38.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,9900.85%2.37%
201580,3001.05%-
201479,4600.59%-
201378,990-0.10%-
201279,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in state of California ranges from $50,800 to $102,200. The highest paying area for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $102,200. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Napa (mean annual salary $99,350). The lowest paying area is Redding with a median annual salary of $50,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$102,200
Napa
$99,350
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$98,290
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$94,490
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$88,330
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$84,710
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$83,010
Bakersfield-Delano
$82,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$81,730
Vallejo-Fairfield
$80,380
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$74,320
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$73,880
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$73,330
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$72,960
Stockton
$70,260
Modesto
$69,490
Hanford-Corcoran
$69,220
Chico
$68,530
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$68,320
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$68,310
Fresno
$65,400
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$64,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$64,170
Salinas
$63,600
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$62,720
Visalia-Porterville
$62,700
Merced
$61,240
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$59,520
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$58,750
Redding
$50,800



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