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Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of training and development specialists in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of training and development specialists 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 Training and Development Specialists in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,460
25th Percentile Wage
$52,870
50th Percentile Wage
$71,480
75th Percentile Wage
$103,380
90th Percentile Wage
$121,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists 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 $121,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of training and development specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,480
7.19% 7.60%
2016
$66,340
-1.48% -
2015
$67,320
-3.98% -
2014
$70,000
7.41% -
2013
$64,810
-1.91% -
2012
$66,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Training and Development Specialist Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $71,480 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for training and development specialists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of training and development specialists in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 34.0 percent (34.0%) lower than that in the highest paying San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles and 40.7 percent (40.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$108,230
Yuba City
$94,990
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$86,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$85,280
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$84,030
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$78,790
Redding
$75,830
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$74,380
Napa
$71,620
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$71,480
Salinas
$68,200
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$66,670
Merced
$66,420
Vallejo-Fairfield
$64,680
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$64,570
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$64,180
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$62,250
Hanford-Corcoran
$60,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$60,040
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$58,110
Chico
$56,790
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$56,260
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,540
Fresno
$55,300
Bakersfield-Delano
$53,340
El Centro
$51,730
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$50,790
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,730
Visalia-Porterville
$50,100
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$47,900
Modesto
$47,600
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$44,230
Stockton
$42,640
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$42,390



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