California Wages 19-1029.03 - Geneticists

In California:

Wage data for Biological Scientists, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $97,260.
  • 10% of workers earn $50,820 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $158,860 or more.

In the United States:

Wage data for Biological Scientists, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $82,530.
  • 10% of workers earn $48,260 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $133,830 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$48,260$62,490$82,530$104,210$133,830
California$50,820$65,900$97,260$122,870$158,860
Bakersfield, CA$48,010$61,000$77,500$97,840$127,000
Chico, CA$38,940$47,370$73,150$79,250$118,620
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$53,410$58,760$75,420$84,030$92,980
El Centro, CA$47,180$59,260$74,370$106,180$106,180
Fresno, CA$39,380$64,650$77,500$94,240$132,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$50,750$64,740$88,590$106,180$134,460
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$38,920$53,410$77,380$87,820$100,730
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$53,410$64,650$75,420$84,030$92,980
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$50,710$64,740$82,410$103,230$129,920
Redding, CA$37,040$59,630$69,450$79,730$94,090
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$39,580$60,760$79,080$99,950$124,440
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$51,070$65,570$84,730$101,920$127,110
Salinas, CA$57,510$79,960$97,660$119,720$167,890
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$58,590$69,520$99,340$123,220$140,290
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$62,800$77,530$101,130$128,550$165,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$66,590$82,820$118,210$130,990$167,210
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$51,440$65,880$82,410$103,470$139,920
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$47,220$63,350$82,450$104,570$126,110
Santa Rosa, CA$53,310$74,760$85,410$107,240$124,630
Stockton-Lodi, CA$38,330$59,690$79,790$98,120$108,400
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$60,680$75,000$97,660$118,730$151,320

In California:

Wage data for Biological Scientists, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $46.76 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $24.43 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $76.37 or more per hour.

In the United States:

Wage data for Biological Scientists, All Other.

  • Workers on average earn $39.68 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $23.20 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $64.34 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$23.20$30.04$39.68$50.10$64.34
California$24.43$31.68$46.76$59.07$76.37
Bakersfield, CA$23.08$29.33$37.26$47.04$61.06
Chico, CA$18.72$22.78$35.17$38.10$57.03
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$25.68$28.25$36.26$40.40$44.70
El Centro, CA$22.68$28.49$35.75$51.05$51.05
Fresno, CA$18.93$31.08$37.26$45.31$63.90
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$24.40$31.13$42.59$51.05$64.65
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$18.71$25.68$37.20$42.22$48.43
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$25.68$31.08$36.26$40.40$44.70
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$24.38$31.13$39.62$49.63$62.46
Redding, CA$17.81$28.67$33.39$38.33$45.24
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$19.03$29.21$38.02$48.05$59.83
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$24.55$31.52$40.74$49.00$61.11
Salinas, CA$27.65$38.44$46.95$57.56$80.71
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$28.17$33.42$47.76$59.24$67.45
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$30.19$37.28$48.62$61.80$79.59
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$32.02$39.82$56.83$62.97$80.39
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$24.73$31.67$39.62$49.75$67.27
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$22.70$30.46$39.64$50.28$60.63
Santa Rosa, CA$25.63$35.94$41.06$51.56$59.92
Stockton-Lodi, CA$18.43$28.70$38.36$47.17$52.11
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$29.17$36.06$46.95$57.08$72.75