Other Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for other teachers and instructors in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other teachers and instructors among California metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Teachers and Instructors in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,130
25th Percentile Wage
$33,960
50th Percentile Wage
$52,430
75th Percentile Wage
$73,140
90th Percentile Wage
$91,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other teachers and instructors in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2013
$52,430
-0.32% -0.32%
2012
$52,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Teachers and Instructors in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other teachers and instructors in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other teachers and instructors in state of California ranges from $22,290 to $80,550. The highest paying area for other teachers and instructors in California is Chico with a median annual salary of $80,550. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $65,810). The lowest paying area is Redding with a median annual salary of $22,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chico
$80,550
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$65,810
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$63,980
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$63,540
Salinas
$63,050
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$62,940
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$62,290
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$61,080
Bakersfield-Delano
$61,040
Merced
$56,160
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$55,010
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$53,870
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$50,880
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,550
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,420
Vallejo-Fairfield
$48,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$46,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$46,650
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$46,370
Napa
$45,500
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$45,320
El Centro
$41,640
Modesto
$41,440
Hanford-Corcoran
$40,710
Stockton
$39,690
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$38,340
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$35,130
Fresno
$33,890
Yuba City
$31,290
Visalia-Porterville
$29,770
Redding
$22,290




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