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In California:

Wage data for Computer Occupations, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $101,170.
  • 10% of workers earn $48,080 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $189,040 or more.

In the United States:

Wage data for Computer Occupations, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $95,270.
  • 10% of workers earn $45,630 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $162,410 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$45,630$61,920$95,270$127,360$162,410
California$48,080$64,220$101,170$145,780$189,040
Bakersfield, CA$46,890$67,200$93,790$118,890$136,780
Chico, CA$35,790$44,750$73,780$98,290$124,720
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$50,120$61,900$77,800$98,600$123,150
El Centro, CA$37,410$45,350$59,290$91,440$115,020
Fresno, CA$44,990$58,920$73,800$97,240$125,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$39,830$61,190$80,220$127,480$165,500
Madera, CA$36,260$45,470$62,310$79,650$104,820
Merced, CA$37,410$48,530$63,490$93,540$120,350
Modesto, CA$38,800$47,640$74,650$99,630$130,730
Napa, CA$48,530$63,080$99,090$120,170$163,240
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$37,040$47,340$64,180$99,480$129,670
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$38,200$48,040$66,890$98,600$128,960
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$47,680$62,050$97,320$126,260$153,340
Redding, CA$37,440$49,450$65,890$94,470$129,670
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$39,150$48,190$74,030$100,680$133,370
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$48,370$61,850$80,730$127,920$165,940
Salinas, CA$54,350$80,710$113,420$133,620$154,940
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$47,570$62,460$98,040$128,370$162,750
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$57,570$88,550$126,620$165,050$208,000+
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$60,260$98,530$131,300$168,430$208,000+
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$39,790$58,570$79,330$110,670$154,660
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$47,180$62,780$99,340$168,490$208,000+
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$47,720$62,510$94,980$130,460$167,560
Santa Rosa, CA$50,620$63,300$84,090$128,860$168,130
Stockton-Lodi, CA$37,620$49,070$67,020$102,600$131,380
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$47,080$60,990$81,470$115,740$146,100
Visalia-Porterville, CA$42,970$46,890$61,000$95,060$129,330
Yuba City, CA$47,880$61,320$77,150$95,980$127,190

In California:

Wage data for Computer Occupations, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $48.64 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $23.12 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $90.89 or more per hour.

In the United States:

Wage data for Computer Occupations, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $45.80 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $21.94 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $78.08 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$21.94$29.77$45.80$61.23$78.08
California$23.12$30.87$48.64$70.09$90.89
Bakersfield, CA$22.54$32.31$45.09$57.16$65.76
Chico, CA$17.21$21.52$35.47$47.25$59.96
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$24.10$29.76$37.40$47.40$59.21
El Centro, CA$17.99$21.81$28.50$43.96$55.30
Fresno, CA$21.63$28.33$35.48$46.75$60.27
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$19.15$29.42$38.57$61.29$79.57
Madera, CA$17.43$21.86$29.96$38.29$50.40
Merced, CA$17.99$23.33$30.53$44.97$57.86
Modesto, CA$18.66$22.91$35.89$47.90$62.85
Napa, CA$23.33$30.33$47.64$57.77$78.48
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$17.81$22.76$30.86$47.83$62.34
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$18.36$23.09$32.16$47.40$62.00
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$22.92$29.83$46.79$60.70$73.72
Redding, CA$18.00$23.78$31.68$45.42$62.34
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$18.82$23.17$35.59$48.40$64.12
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$23.25$29.73$38.81$61.50$79.78
Salinas, CA$26.13$38.80$54.53$64.24$74.49
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$22.87$30.03$47.14$61.72$78.25
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$27.68$42.57$60.88$79.35$100.00+
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$28.97$47.37$63.13$80.98$100.00+
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$19.13$28.16$38.14$53.21$74.36
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$22.68$30.18$47.76$81.01$100.00+
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$22.94$30.05$45.66$62.72$80.56
Santa Rosa, CA$24.34$30.43$40.43$61.95$80.83
Stockton-Lodi, CA$18.09$23.59$32.22$49.33$63.16
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$22.63$29.32$39.17$55.64$70.24
Visalia-Porterville, CA$20.66$22.55$29.33$45.70$62.18
Yuba City, CA$23.02$29.48$37.09$46.14$61.15