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In California:

  • Workers on average earn $132,660.
  • 10% of workers earn $84,700 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $177,670 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $81,220.
  • 10% of workers earn $61,250 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $129,400 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 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$61,250$66,680$81,220$101,100$129,400
California$84,700$104,610$132,660$161,780$177,670
Bakersfield, CA$81,420$98,380$110,330$136,500$160,380
Chico, CA$97,290$102,800$128,160$148,380$155,690
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$96,600$106,340$126,400$160,240$160,240
El Centro, CA$73,880$83,250$98,380$106,120$130,040
Fresno, CA$83,200$100,790$123,310$147,640$163,370
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$83,890$103,720$128,960$143,290$165,810
Merced, CA$82,100$99,530$114,110$138,330$138,330
Modesto, CA$95,320$101,810$134,250$160,310$177,390
Napa, CA$101,880$121,430$137,260$161,750$200,540
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$83,710$102,860$121,220$138,720$160,280
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$84,080$104,930$129,020$140,460$157,860
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$83,970$102,800$111,260$139,060$161,860
Redding, CA$83,550$103,300$135,220$135,220$155,050
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$82,070$101,380$122,190$141,520$162,150
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$97,850$109,330$137,940$171,400$190,430
Salinas, CA$81,800$103,790$131,710$135,030$161,840
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$63,570$98,580$118,270$140,370$162,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$106,760$132,740$173,510$182,950$216,250
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$107,370$131,740$163,070$181,700$214,700
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$88,750$104,120$126,210$137,610$161,340
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$97,070$117,990$175,350$175,350$176,530
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$46,260$101,130$109,910$141,200$164,470
Santa Rosa, CA$102,470$120,220$156,250$174,100$214,220
Stockton-Lodi, CA$95,250$104,270$129,290$139,510$166,240
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$101,530$127,500$164,960$182,600$212,630
Visalia-Porterville, CA$80,190$99,330$106,920$134,000$134,000
Yuba City, CA$83,390$106,620$134,930$134,930$143,580

In California:

  • Workers on average earn $63.78 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $40.72 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $85.42 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $39.05 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $29.45 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $62.21 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 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$29.45$32.06$39.05$48.60$62.21
California$40.72$50.30$63.78$77.78$85.42
Bakersfield, CA$39.14$47.30$53.04$65.62$77.10
Chico, CA$46.77$49.42$61.61$71.34$74.85
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$46.44$51.13$60.77$77.04$77.04
El Centro, CA$35.52$40.02$47.30$51.02$62.52
Fresno, CA$40.00$48.46$59.29$70.98$78.54
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$40.33$49.87$62.00$68.89$79.72
Merced, CA$39.47$47.85$54.86$66.51$66.51
Modesto, CA$45.83$48.95$64.54$77.07$85.29
Napa, CA$48.98$58.38$65.99$77.76$96.41
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$40.24$49.45$58.28$66.69$77.06
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$40.43$50.45$62.03$67.53$75.89
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$40.37$49.43$53.49$66.86$77.82
Redding, CA$40.17$49.67$65.01$65.01$74.55
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$39.46$48.74$58.74$68.04$77.96
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$47.04$52.56$66.32$82.40$91.55
Salinas, CA$39.33$49.90$63.32$64.92$77.81
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$30.56$47.39$56.86$67.49$78.28
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$51.33$63.82$83.42$87.96$103.97
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$51.62$63.34$78.40$87.35$103.22
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$42.67$50.06$60.68$66.16$77.57
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$46.67$56.73$84.31$84.31$84.87
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$22.24$48.62$52.84$67.89$79.07
Santa Rosa, CA$49.26$57.80$75.12$83.70$102.99
Stockton-Lodi, CA$45.79$50.13$62.16$67.07$79.92
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$48.81$61.30$79.31$87.79$102.23
Visalia-Porterville, CA$38.56$47.76$51.40$64.42$64.42
Yuba City, CA$40.09$51.26$64.87$64.87$69.03