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Average Salary - California CALIFORNIA / SALARY

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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR Gross income Net (after tax)

$94,196 USD

£67,574 GBP

$52,000 USD

£37,304 GBP

Average Salary / California

Average salary in California is $94,196 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 2,615 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $106,175 USD. Women receive a salary of $86,088 USD.

The most paid careers are Engineers & Technicians V with average income $130,682 USD and Management & Business with income $127,149 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $141,181 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $115,558 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $124,088 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $119,744 USD.

Levels / California (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys Earning Percent
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
17 100%
0.65%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
52 99.35%
1.99%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
44 97.36%
1.68%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
89 95.68%
3.4%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
76 92.28%
2.91%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
127 89.37%
4.86%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
111 84.51%
4.24%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
178 80.27%
6.81%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
86 73.46%
3.29%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
144 70.17%
5.51%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
105 64.67%
4.02%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
123 60.65%
4.7%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
100 55.95%
3.82%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
130 52.12%
4.97%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
88 47.15%
3.37%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
86 43.79%
3.29%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
70 40.5%
2.68%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
158 37.82%
6.04%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
53 31.78%
2.03%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
54 29.75%
2.07%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
33 27.69%
1.26%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
103 26.42%
3.94%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
39 22.49%
1.49%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
53 20.99%
2.03%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
29 18.97%
1.11%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
35 17.86%
1.34%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
20 16.52%
0.76%
High salaries
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
90 15.76%
3.44%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
50 12.31%
1.91%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
35 10.4%
1.34%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
40 9.06%
1.53%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
18 7.53%
0.69%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
54 6.85%
2.07%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
11 4.78%
0.42%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
13 4.36%
0.5%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
11 3.86%
0.42%
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
9 3.44%
0.34%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
81 3.1%
3.1%

Gender / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 1,325 $106,175 USD
2 Women 703 $86,088 USD

Education / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 156 $141,181 USD
2 Masters Degree 558 $115,558 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 1,179 $92,642 USD
4 Some College 550 $73,872 USD
5 High School 149 $58,385 USD
6 Bellow H. School 23 $54,925 USD

Experience / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 595 $124,088 USD
2 16-20 Years 268 $119,744 USD
3 12-16 Years 294 $110,780 USD
4 8-12 Years 381 $91,687 USD
5 4-8 Years 427 $77,806 USD
6 2-4 Years 308 $65,322 USD
7 1-2 Years 156 $61,924 USD
8 0-1 Year 186 $53,195 USD

Age / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 71-75 5 $146,000 USD
2 66-70 28 $137,549 USD
3 51-55 166 $125,271 USD
4 61-65 80 $120,639 USD
5 56-60 130 $118,145 USD
6 41-45 226 $116,908 USD
7 46-50 253 $114,926 USD
8 36-40 318 $107,341 USD
9 31-35 281 $91,523 USD
10 n/a 587 $76,866 USD
11 26-30 316 $72,962 USD
12 76-99 4 $70,517 USD
13 21-25 172 $57,772 USD
14 14-20 49 $44,708 USD

Work Type / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 158 $112,586 USD
2 Permanent 2,191 $94,908 USD
3 Contract 163 $92,902 USD
4 Part Time 103 $52,880 USD

Cities / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 San Jose 101 $126,305 USD
2 San Francisco 647 $110,026 USD
3 Fremont 21 $103,043 USD
4 Huntington Beach 20 $98,030 USD
5 Chula Vista 6 $93,782 USD
6 Oakland 70 $93,194 USD
7 Long Beach 47 $90,653 USD
8 Los Angeles 779 $90,336 USD
9 Irvine 82 $87,742 USD
10 San Bernardino 24 $87,318 USD
11 San Diego 304 $87,287 USD
12 Bakersfield 50 $86,683 USD
13 Anaheim 54 $86,167 USD
14 Sacramento 202 $84,797 USD
15 Santa Ana 19 $83,467 USD
16 Riverside 47 $73,616 USD
17 Ontario 14 $71,731 USD
18 Garden Grove 5 $70,800 USD
19 Fresno 54 $69,887 USD
20 Stockton 12 $68,038 USD
21 Fontana 8 $67,203 USD
22 Oceanside 10 $66,315 USD
23 Modesto 9 $64,680 USD
24 Oxnard 19 $64,354 USD
25 Moreno Valley 5 $55,899 USD
26 Rancho Cucamonga 6 $52,385 USD

Career Groups / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Engineers & Technicians V 46 $130,682 USD
2 Management & Business 382 $127,149 USD
3 Engineers & Technicians IV 18 $118,627 USD
4 IT & Programming II 140 $113,483 USD
5 Construction & Labor Workers 61 $107,419 USD
6 Health Care & Medical 100 $105,084 USD
7 Health Care & Medical II 66 $104,682 USD
8 Finance & Banking 98 $103,229 USD
9 Law 64 $100,329 USD
10 IT & Programming 233 $99,680 USD
11 Aviation & Shipping 22 $99,392 USD
12 Engineers & Technicians 112 $99,023 USD
13 Engineers & Technicians III 7 $97,500 USD
14 Automobile 25 $92,969 USD
15 Human Resources 116 $92,862 USD
16 Properties & Real Estates 24 $92,183 USD
17 Public Sector 58 $91,980 USD
18 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 151 $84,989 USD
19 Media 60 $82,315 USD
20 Architect Constructions 23 $79,000 USD
21 Education & University 121 $77,954 USD
22 Salesmen & Saleswomen 60 $76,999 USD
23 Military 22 $74,545 USD
24 Accounting & Administration 209 $74,068 USD
25 Fashion 14 $73,971 USD
26 Insurance 37 $73,499 USD
27 Logistics, Road, Railway 29 $70,798 USD
28 Engineers & Technicians II 6 $70,166 USD
29 Arts, Culture, Performance 22 $69,445 USD
30 Security & Fireguard 19 $67,184 USD
31 Making Design 42 $64,546 USD
32 Geography & Geodesy 3 $62,866 USD
33 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 45 $61,542 USD
34 Archaeology & History 5 $61,312 USD
35 Sports & Recreation 15 $59,422 USD
36 Organization & Coordination 27 $59,033 USD
37 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 29 $58,405 USD
38 Agriculture & Fishing 7 $54,285 USD
39 Hotels & Tourism 28 $53,022 USD
40 Customer Services 69 $51,696 USD

Careers / California (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctor 11 $189,062 USD
2 CEO 33 $171,696 USD
3 Director 67 $164,243 USD
4 Product Manager 12 $154,583 USD
5 General Manager 19 $153,947 USD
6 Construction Manager 17 $142,800 USD
7 Accountant Executive 10 $138,350 USD
8 Program Manager 16 $136,412 USD
9 Other Engineer Career 41 $134,473 USD
10 Lead Developer 12 $132,733 USD
11 Other IT Career 12 $132,329 USD
12 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 23 $128,578 USD
13 IT Manager 45 $125,788 USD
14 Software Engineer 41 $120,402 USD
15 Construction Project Manager 16 $118,508 USD
16 Lawyer 20 $117,975 USD
17 Sales Manager 15 $114,120 USD
18 IT Project Manager 25 $113,440 USD
19 Finance Manager 13 $112,730 USD
20 Manager 57 $111,559 USD
21 Project Manager 30 $111,206 USD
22 Other Management Career 30 $110,490 USD
23 Marketing Manager 22 $109,181 USD
24 Human Resource 11 $108,500 USD
25 Software Developer 44 $107,971 USD
26 Business Manager 14 $107,642 USD
27 Operations Manager 34 $102,987 USD
28 Engineer 35 $102,930 USD
29 Registered Nurse 25 $102,809 USD
30 Human Resources Manager 60 $101,838 USD
31 Other Law Career 13 $101,727 USD
32 Account Manager 19 $97,542 USD
33 Other Human Resource Career 20 $95,308 USD
34 Other Sales Career 11 $95,272 USD
35 Other Finance Career 13 $94,638 USD
36 Financial Analyst 23 $89,556 USD
37 Electrical Engineer 14 $88,460 USD
38 Healthcare Management 18 $88,033 USD
39 Other Education Career 22 $85,087 USD
40 Other Public Sector Career 32 $84,960 USD
41 ASP.NET Developer 13 $83,230 USD
42 Logistics Manager 10 $81,566 USD
43 Architect 10 $78,600 USD
44 Salesmen or Saleswomen 27 $76,777 USD
45 Other Medical Career 11 $75,038 USD
46 Teacher 19 $74,807 USD
47 Web Developer 16 $74,039 USD
48 Marketing 17 $73,852 USD
49 Mechanical Engineer 11 $69,978 USD
50 Accountant 23 $66,154 USD
51 Technician 13 $60,346 USD
52 Other Service Career 17 $57,141 USD
53 Customer Service Manager 11 $56,418 USD
54 Graphic Designer 14 $50,954 USD
55 Staff Accountant 18 $50,844 USD
56 Call Center 12 $50,633 USD
57 Marketing Coordinator 12 $41,598 USD
58 Administrative Assistant 15 $38,592 USD

ADDED SALARY SURVEYS

Rn Supervisor

Added 22 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate

$100,000 USD


Human Resources

Added 22 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Some College 1-2 Years Basic

$38,400 USD


Research And Development Engineering

Added 22 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Irvine Some College 0-1 Year Basic

$75,000 USD


Marketing Manager

Added 22 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$118,000 USD


Vp Of Business Development

Added 21 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate

$120,000 USD


Software Engineer

Added 20 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$180,000 USD


Owner

Added 20 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$245,000 USD


Director

Added 20 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert

$180,000 USD


Associate Attorney

Added 17 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years Expert

$90,000 USD


Uber Driver

Added 15 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles High School 0-1 Year Intermediate

$48,000 USD


Managing Partner

Added 09 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert

$150,000 USD


Data Linguist

Added 06 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate

$61,790 USD


Hr Generalist

Added 02 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced

$85,000 USD


Program Manager

Added 01 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Intermediate

$160,000 USD


Assembly Man

Added 28 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Sacramento Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert

$37,500 USD


It Manager

Added 28 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert

$130,000 USD


Waiter

Added 28 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate

$41,222 USD


Quality Director

Added 27 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Bernardino Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert

$120,000 USD


Director Of Sales

Added 27 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$76,766 USD


Tech Support Supvsr

Added 25 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Some College 12-16 Years Advanced

$120,000 USD


Accountant

Added 25 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate

$65,000 USD


Director

Added 14 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$100,000 USD


Vp Client Services

Added 12 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$138,000 USD


Data Analyst

Added 12 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate

$56,400 USD


Head Programmer

Added 11 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles High School 1-2 Years Intermediate

$100,000 USD


Tax Accountant

Added 08 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Oxnard Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced

$103,000 USD


Advanced Engineer

Added 06 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Masters Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate

$261,214 USD


Team Lead

Added 06 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Anaheim Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert

$125,750 USD


Chief Operating Officer

Added 05 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Fremont Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$270,000 USD


Software Engineer

Added 04 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert

$250,000 USD


Registered Nurse Practioner

Added 02 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate

$65,000 USD


Researcher

Added 01 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$90,000 USD


Services Manager

Added 01 October 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate

$45,000 USD


Director

Added 30 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$240,000 USD


Economic And Community Development Manager

Added 29 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert

$177,000 USD


Customer Service Rep

Added 29 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose Some College 1-2 Years Basic

$30,000 USD


Nurse

Added 28 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Ontario Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced

$92,000 USD


It Specialist 1

Added 24 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Sacramento Some College 12-16 Years Advanced

$105,000 USD


Manager

Added 22 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced

$250,000 USD


Analyst

Added 21 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate

$55,000 USD


Phd Student, Research Assistant

Added 21 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert

$35,000 USD


Doctor

Added 17 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Basic

$320,608 USD


Sales Associate

Added 16 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Jose High School 0-1 Year Basic

$40,000 USD


Senior Operations Manager

Added 16 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Sacramento Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced

$121,000 USD


Industrial Relations Representative

Added 13 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Chula Vista Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$58,000 USD


Head Of Talent

Added 13 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Francisco Some College 8-12 Years Expert

$230,000 USD


Teacher

Added 09 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced

$60,000 USD


Industrial Engineer

Added 04 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Anaheim Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$350,000 USD


Doctor

Added 03 September 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced

$48,000 USD


Sales Director Aviation

Added 29 August 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Anaheim Some College 12-16 Years Expert

$150,000 USD


ECONOMY / 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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