average salary in California, United States California, United States

info SALARY PROFILES
2,324
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 91,003
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 66,205
  UPDATED: 18 Feb 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 27%

What is average salary in California?

Based on our survey (2,324 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary in California is US$ 91,003. Average NET salary is US$ 66,205. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 52,482. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

Career Avg. gross salary Profiles
Director US$ 159,233 57
Manager US$ 108,317 52
Human Resources Manager US$ 95,774 52
IT Manager US$ 120,325 40
Software Developer US$ 100,973 38
Software Engineer US$ 108,930 36
CEO US$ 168,419 31
Operations Manager US$ 99,824 31
Engineer US$ 94,942 29
Project Manager US$ 98,285 27
City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Los Angeles US$ 86,780 715
San Francisco US$ 106,654 588
San Diego US$ 85,155 273
Sacramento US$ 81,831 168
Irvine US$ 87,322 77
Oakland US$ 90,175 66
San Jose US$ 120,112 59
Fresno US$ 70,988 50

Salary profiles from individual employees for California

Below is the list of 2,324 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(100/100) ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 19 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Freelance associate creative director and copywriter."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 230,000

(99/100) INDUSTRIAL PIPING SUPERINTENDENT


 Posted: 18 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Directing and scheduling manpower/work in the industrial piping field."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 220,000

(98/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Oracle pl/sql forms reports java databases."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(97/100) SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I manage client relationships for a design agency and work with clients to develop new business opportunities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(96/100) NON PERISHABLE ASM


 Posted: 14 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Assistant grocery store Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

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(95/100) INFORMATION SYSTEM TECHNICIAN LEAD


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "As an E-6, manage/lead divisions or departments on daily operational task, planning, communicating requirements up and down the chain of command. A strong technical background ensures proper decisions are made."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000

(94/100) BARISTA


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Creating drinks, taking orders, cleaning house."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 15,000

(93/100) ASSOCIATE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Design distribution and lighting for fire stations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

(92/100) VP WORKPLACE


 Posted: 08 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage large team of employees and workplace."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(91/100) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGENER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Full life circle of application."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

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(90/100) SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Circuit design, test and validation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(89/100) STRATEGY


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Main responsibilities include develop business strategies for large corporate clients, including business models for new initiatives and program management for existing programs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(88/100) TEACHER


 Posted: 05 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I teach students in the classroom."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(87/100) SENIOR SECRETARY 3


 Posted: 03 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Secretarial duties, accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 108,000

(86/100) PLANT OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 01 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Manage a facility."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000

(85/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage people, run initiatives, build business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000

(84/100) ASSOCIATE RESEARCH STAFF


 Posted: 30 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Project management, fundraising, coordinate technical teams, data analysis, reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 87,000

(83/100) PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Medical device product management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 175,000

(82/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Business development, management, marketing, for real estate, property. Commercial building, medical building, residential condos, apartment building, town houses, single family house, school or pre-school/educational real estates, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(81/100) QUALITY INSPECTOR /ASSURANCE


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Inspect quality of goods from raw material to finished."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

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(80/100) ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Engineering supervisor at the gas company supporting system hydraulic planning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 156,000

(79/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Financial manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 181,700

(78/100) ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Manage a team of 5."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(77/100) STREAMER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

      

Bellow H. School, 0-1 year: "Streaming and being autistic."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 6,935

(76/100) LINE OPERATOR LEAD


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Bellow H. School, 8-12 years: "Ensure all worker complete their tasks."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,000

(75/100) PROGRAM SPECIALIST


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Database development/management, regulatory compliance/enforcement, some HR functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000

(74/100) PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Functional requirements."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(73/100) OBSERVATORY SCIENTIST


 Posted: 07 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Develop operations plans for a new major research tool."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 231,000

(72/100) DIRECTOR MARKETING


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Drive Marketing for e-commerce."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000

(71/100) PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Dec 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I work on royalty and conference services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

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(70/100) BSNKER


 Posted: 27 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Banking make money in the bank and get paid."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(69/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Dec 2018

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Find new clients for advertising sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(68/100) ASSOCIATE TEACHER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Support teacher, curriculum development, role-model appropriate behavior, and classroom management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(67/100) QUALITY SYSTEMS & FOOD SAFETY MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "HACCP and Preventive Control Plans, food safety and quality manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(66/100) PHYSICAL THERAPIST


 Posted: 19 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Treat patients with neurological disorders."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 118,000

(65/100) SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Dec 2018

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Sales & Marketing manager of USA office."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 174,800

(64/100) SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Maintain sales with agreed accounts and grow the business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(63/100) SHIFT LEADER


 Posted: 14 Dec 2018

      

Bellow H. School, 1-2 years: "I make the sandwiches and then i wrap them in bag and give them to coustemer but also do the dishes."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 6,000

(62/100) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Operations Manager - Indirect Channel Strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(61/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 14 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Oversee programs and manage staff."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(60/100) PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Teach physical education to students."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 102,000

(59/100) SERVICE ANALYST


 Posted: 12 Dec 2018

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Observe and devise a plan to improve."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(58/100) OPS MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Operations and management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 299,999

(57/100) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Manage salaries and payroll."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(56/100) INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDITOR


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Investigate government benefits for veterans."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,000

(55/100) SUPPORT TECHNICAN


 Posted: 04 Dec 2018

      

Some College, 1-2 years: "Troubleshoot network, load new machines, manage businesses."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,500

(54/100) OIL REFINERY OPERATOR


 Posted: 03 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Operate process units."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(53/100) ENTERTAINMENT COSTUMING


 Posted: 03 Dec 2018

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Caring for costumes."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

(52/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Property manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(51/100) SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2018

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Senior structural engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

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(50/100) SALES REPRESENTATIVE


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Lead team in order to meet expected KPI goals set by upper management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,000

(49/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Love the work. regular software dev."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(48/100) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I'm an iOS engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 165,000

(47/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 14 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Leadership development, engagement, strategic retention."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(46/100) LABEROR


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Highway worker freeway repaver concrete and lane preper."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(45/100) BUSINESS CONSULTANT


 Posted: 12 Sep 2018

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Consulting in the business world."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(44/100) REGISTERED NURSE


 Posted: 11 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Registered Nurse - Direct patient care at an intensive care unit."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(43/100) SR. CORPORATE RECRUITER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Full-Life Cycle recruiting, sourcing and talent management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(42/100) RESEARCHER / WRITER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and Write for International Career Guides."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 12,500

(41/100) MARKETING DIRECTOR


 Posted: 06 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Brand marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

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(40/100) ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR GLOBAL HR


 Posted: 05 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Global HR reviewing salaries across the global operations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 11,000

(39/100) HEAD OF HR


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "All HR duties, one-man department."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(38/100) ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Supervise accounting team under Financial Controller, manage general ledger."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(37/100) DIRECTOR COMPENSATION


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Oversee all domestic and international compensation programs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 180,000

(36/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Meet sales and profit objectives for $40,000,000 business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 212,000

(35/100) CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "IT Management in a hospital environment. Ensuring that both software and hardware purchases are vetted out and installed properly."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 162,000

(34/100) MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 28 Aug 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Management Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(33/100) EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN


 Posted: 28 Aug 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "ER Physician at a local hospital."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000

(32/100) MANAGING DIRECTOR


 Posted: 27 Aug 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage a staff augmentation firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(31/100) FINANCIAL ANALYST


 Posted: 27 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Look over stocks and determine investment strategies."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

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(30/100) HR BUSINESS PARTNER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Autonomous cars."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 235,000

(29/100) SALES ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 21 Aug 2018

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Customer Facing, Cash Handling, Inventory Purchasing, Open to new fields."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(28/100) HR MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Recruit, terminate, handle employee relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(27/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage Operations, Marketing and Engineering departments."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000

(26/100) PSYCH LVN


 Posted: 30 Jul 2018

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Psych lvn working PHF."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000

(25/100) SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Sales management and employee training."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(24/100) DESIGNER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "CAD drafter and job captain for working drawings for construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(23/100) SENIOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2018

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Maintain Network."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 93,000

(22/100) PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manager, project, business, technology, it, finance, program, product, support, offshore, strategy,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000

(21/100) ART DIRECTOR


 Posted: 21 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Art Direction of mobile games and applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000

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(20/100) HUMANITIES PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR


 Posted: 20 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop schedules, graphic design, edit material, multiple projects, interpersonal communication via orally, email, phone."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(19/100) CORPORATE TRAVEL AGENT


 Posted: 17 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Book Corporate Travel."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,680

(18/100) PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR


 Posted: 13 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage complex IT Delivery."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 250,000

(17/100) FORKLIFT DRIVER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2018

      

High School, 2-4 years: "Forklift driver."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,113

(16/100) ENGINEERING DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Jul 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Responsible for NPI, planning and budgeting, process implementation and new product development and introduction in manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 244,000

(15/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Nonenonenonenone."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 275,000

(14/100) SALES ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Demo Proposals tradeshows."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 129,000

(13/100) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2018

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Labor relations, workers compensation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(12/100) PRODUCT SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Sales, Operations, People Management for the entire department."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(11/100) GENERAL DENTIST


 Posted: 18 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "5 yeras experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

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(10/100) AUDIO ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jun 2018

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Head of Audio for Broadcast Company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(9/100) PHYSICIAN


 Posted: 18 Jun 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Physician primary care."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 225,000

(8/100) COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT


 Posted: 15 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Adherence to rules, regulations, processes, policies and procedures."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 186,422

(7/100) CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

(6/100) PRIMARY CARE


 Posted: 06 Jun 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Primary medical care."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(5/100) PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Data Analysis and Machine Learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(4/100) REGIONAL BUSINESS LINE MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Organize distribution within and outside the affiliate countries in accordance with the Zone Director / General Manager directives - Defining BL sales budget and achieving related targets. - Ensuring consistency, availability and use of related sales resources by affiliates and distributors. - Coordinating with local sales managers and measuring efficiency of their respective sales forces. - Reviewing margins to ensure they are in line with the budget R3. Competition: Organize intelligence, collect information on products, sales and organization. Share it with people he/she reports to or liaises with. (See para Reports below) R4. Marketing: Supervise and coordinate the application of AQI MKT Director Directives. Monitor the good use of MKT campaigns and material that AQI made at BUs’ disposal. Define and coordinate regional promotions, particularly on the Internet. R5. Budget: work with the Zone Director / General Manager and Global Business Line Manager to establish the BL Regional budget. Responsible for effective implementation of the Regional plans and coordination with Local BU (General and Commercial managers) to achieve plan."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(3/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Magager, beverage director."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(2/100) PROCUREMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 21 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Procurement Manager...manage processes and negotiate orders."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000

(1/100) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "CAD, Drafting, GD&T, fabrication, FEA, analysis, design,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

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  INFO   CALIFORNIA


California is the US most populous state. The salaries in California are among highest in the country. The most paid jobs are concentrated in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

California produce around 13 percent of the US gross domestic product.

The largest job sectors in California are trade, transportation, manufacturing, utilities, government, IT & telecommunications, financial services, education, health services and leisure.

Economy in California is considerably dependent on trade. Computers and electronic products are the most exported products in California. That is currently around 44 percent of all exports from California.

The IT sector is among most paid jobs in California. Average salaries for experienced software developers in San Francisco are around $90,000 or more.


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  SURVEY BY LEVELS    CALIFORNIA

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
155K US$ 151,276
78
145K US$ 142,543
50
135K US$ 132,351
65
125K US$ 121,846
121
115K US$ 112,565
81
105K US$ 101,754
187
95K US$ 93,294
136
85K US$ 83,064
203
75K US$ 73,392
199
65K US$ 63,122
224
55K US$ 52,482
240
45K US$ 43,615
223
35K US$ 33,558
150
25K US$ 23,891
92
15K US$ 16,299
20
Less US$ 6,467
02

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  SURVEY BY GENDER    CALIFORNIA

Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 102,523 1,123
Female US$ 83,563 613
N/A US$ 76,758 588

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION    CALIFORNIA

Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 137,005 133
Masters Degree US$ 110,913 495
Bachelors Degree US$ 89,974 1,042
Some College US$ 72,191 496
High School US$ 57,303 131
Bellow H. School US$ 48,193 27

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE    CALIFORNIA

Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 122,313 528
16-20 Years US$ 113,602 225
12-16 Years US$ 106,149 265
8-12 Years US$ 89,062 341
4-8 Years US$ 75,786 376
2-4 Years US$ 62,213 272
1-2 Years US$ 58,720 142
0-1 Year US$ 51,965 175

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  SURVEY BY AGES    CALIFORNIA

Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
More US$ 81,522 03
69-74 US$ 142,160 13
63-68 US$ 123,576 45
57-62 US$ 120,039 112
51-56 US$ 117,962 172
45-50 US$ 111,911 270
39-44 US$ 106,546 263
33-38 US$ 96,472 301
27-32 US$ 77,329 317
22-26 US$ 60,162 174
16-21 US$ 40,924 63
Less US$ 45,000 03
N/A US$ 76,758 588

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 131,609 40
2. Management & Business US$ 120,189 334
3. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 107,026 124
4. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 102,577 53
5. Finance & Banking US$ 101,237 89
6. Law US$ 100,603 59
7. Health Care & Medical US$ 100,559 80
8. Health Care & Medical II US$ 98,871 62
9. IT & Telecommunication US$ 97,569 209
10. Automobile US$ 96,793 23
11. Aviation & Shipping US$ 95,256 20
12. Properties & Real Estates US$ 93,142 21
13. Engineers & Technicians US$ 92,643 100
14. Public Sector US$ 92,031 51
15. Human Resources US$ 90,755 99
16. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 82,245 130
17. Architect Constructions US$ 80,666 21
18. Media US$ 80,384 55
19. Education & University US$ 79,136 111
20. Accounting & Administration US$ 73,858 189
21. Military US$ 71,750 20
22. Insurance US$ 71,378 33
23. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 70,912 23
24. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 70,559 54
25. Making Design US$ 65,673 40
26. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 63,078 43
27. Organization & Coordination US$ 59,734 23
28. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 55,019 27
29. Hotels & Tourism US$ 52,847 26
30. Customer Services US$ 46,779 61

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  SURVEY BY CAREERS    CALIFORNIA

# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. CEO US$ 168,419 31
2. Director US$ 159,233 57
3. CPA - Certified Public Accountant US$ 134,264 20
4. Other Engineer Career US$ 134,172 37
5. Construction Manager US$ 129,757 14
6. IT Manager US$ 120,325 40
7. Construction Project Manager US$ 118,438 14
8. IT Project Manager US$ 115,875 24
9. Lawyer US$ 114,666 18
10. Marketing Manager US$ 111,950 20
11. Software Engineer US$ 108,930 36
12. Manager US$ 108,317 52
13. Registered Nurse US$ 103,344 21
14. Software Developer US$ 100,973 38
15. Account Manager US$ 100,183 18
16. Operations Manager US$ 99,824 31
17. Project Manager US$ 98,285 27
18. Other Management Career US$ 97,103 26
19. Other Human Resource Career US$ 95,869 16
20. Human Resources Manager US$ 95,774 52
21. Engineer US$ 94,942 29
22. Other Education Career US$ 92,469 19
23. Financial Analyst US$ 89,818 22
24. Other Public Sector Career US$ 86,172 30
25. Web Developer US$ 75,975 15
26. Teacher US$ 74,432 17
27. Accountant US$ 67,123 20
28. Salesmen or Saleswomen US$ 63,913 23
29. Staff Accountant US$ 50,844 18
30. Administrative Assistant US$ 38,592 15

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 91,777 1,952
Contract US$ 89,222 139
Self Employed US$ 108,441 137
Part Time US$ 52,954 96

  SURVEY BY CITIES    CALIFORNIA

# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. San Jose US$ 120,112 59
2. San Francisco US$ 106,654 588
3. Chula Vista US$ 100,939 05
4. San Bernardino US$ 92,032 20
5. Long Beach US$ 91,733 41
6. Huntington Beach US$ 90,755 18
7. Santa Ana US$ 90,258 15
8. Oakland US$ 90,175 66
9. Bakersfield US$ 88,854 47
10. Irvine US$ 87,322 77
11. Los Angeles US$ 86,780 715
12. Fremont US$ 86,594 15
13. San Diego US$ 85,155 273
14. Sacramento US$ 81,831 168
15. Anaheim US$ 80,339 45
16. Ontario US$ 72,686 12
17. Fresno US$ 70,988 50
18. Riverside US$ 70,838 41
19. Garden Grove US$ 70,800 05
20. Stockton US$ 68,038 12
21. Fontana US$ 67,203 08
22. Oceanside US$ 65,016 09
23. Modesto US$ 64,680 09
24. Oxnard US$ 64,102 17
25. Moreno Valley US$ 61,666 03
26. Rancho Cucamonga US$ 52,385 06

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,193 AU$ 97,730 2,719
2. United States United States US$ 80,743 US$ 80,743 18,612
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,520 GBP 49,135 3,898
4. Canada Canada US$ 70,605 CA$ 76,205 4,461
5. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,646 MXN 765,950 481
6. China China US$ 45,658 CNY 291,653 2,323
7. Russia Russia US$ 40,804 RUB 1,713,535 923
8. India India US$ 20,587 INR 1,220,331 7,432

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