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Sales Engineer Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

The annual salary statistics of sales engineers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California is shown in Table 1. The wage statistics of sales engineers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Sales Engineers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,650
25th Percentile Wage
$80,590
50th Percentile Wage
$95,900
75th Percentile Wage
$117,680
90th Percentile Wage
$130,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales engineers 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 $130,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $70,650.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sales engineers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$95,900
20.24% 1.78%
2015
$76,490
-6.71% -
2014
$81,620
8.60% -
2013
$74,600
-26.26% -
2012
$94,190
- -

Table 2. Compare Sales Engineer Salary in Santa Cruz-Watsonville with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,900 in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is in the middle of salary range for sales engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of sales engineers in Santa Cruz-Watsonville is 29.5 percent (29.5%) lower than that in the highest paying San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles and 16.1 percent (16.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Modesto.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$136,050
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$132,840
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara
$119,380
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$115,520
Fresno
$114,520
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$114,410
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$109,920
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$108,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$106,570
Yuba City
$104,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
$103,690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$101,070
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$99,810
Vallejo-Fairfield
$99,120
Bakersfield-Delano
$97,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$96,030
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$95,900
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$94,460
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$91,560
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$90,170
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$89,810
Modesto
$80,420



See also: Top paying jobs in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California.