The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$57,660|
|25th Percentile Wage||$67,720|
|50th Percentile Wage||$97,660|
|75th Percentile Wage||$114,560|
|90th Percentile Wage||$133,140|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,660.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,660 in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is in the middle of salary range for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is 27.1 percent (27.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Salinas and 29.5 percent (29.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Stockton.
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|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |