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In California:

  • Workers on average earn $125,340.
  • 10% of workers earn $78,070 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $165,620 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $77,600.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,450 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $120,250 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$59,450$61,790$77,600$97,580$120,250
California$78,070$98,960$125,340$155,930$165,620
Bakersfield, CA$75,040$94,510$100,200$124,700$149,610
Chico, CA$75,130$94,080$101,750$119,540$150,430
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$78,200$97,360$101,190$127,940$130,070
El Centro, CA$62,850$78,830$90,680$101,570$121,960
Fresno, CA$78,010$95,390$123,000$133,100$159,940
Hanford-Corcoran, CA$98,580$102,310$125,180$148,860$157,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$77,580$99,090$120,240$131,280$161,880
Merced, CA$76,270$96,960$101,570$125,920$125,920
Modesto, CA$89,800$96,420$121,750$150,430$189,790
Napa, CA$97,440$107,690$134,490$163,610$195,310
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$77,630$97,620$101,030$126,510$150,090
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$77,410$98,430$124,860$125,920$153,680
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$78,070$97,390$101,570$129,200$161,920
Redding, CA$75,000$94,910$119,120$127,860$127,860
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$76,400$94,800$100,860$127,860$158,520
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$81,490$102,950$131,760$161,880$167,370
Salinas, CA$79,360$104,090$134,120$150,180$188,270
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$75,380$98,120$110,910$129,350$160,850
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$98,260$120,640$157,860$169,820$205,260
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$98,660$122,070$159,860$191,510$204,520
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$78,670$98,780$124,970$158,300$161,720
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$84,570$105,650$164,710$164,710$164,710
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$49,090$67,010$101,650$129,670$150,430
Santa Rosa, CA$95,220$107,630$135,680$164,710$193,160
Stockton-Lodi, CA$78,600$98,780$124,970$129,530$160,690
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$85,610$119,530$154,330$167,310$206,580
Visalia-Porterville, CA$75,700$94,390$95,920$121,860$126,730
Yuba City, CA$78,430$100,940$128,750$128,750$150,430

In California:

  • Workers on average earn $60.26 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $37.53 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $79.63 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $37.31 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.58 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $57.81 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$28.58$29.71$37.31$46.91$57.81
California$37.53$47.58$60.26$74.97$79.63
Bakersfield, CA$36.08$45.44$48.18$59.95$71.93
Chico, CA$36.12$45.23$48.92$57.47$72.32
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area$37.60$46.81$48.65$61.51$62.54
El Centro, CA$30.22$37.90$43.59$48.83$58.63
Fresno, CA$37.51$45.86$59.13$63.99$76.90
Hanford-Corcoran, CA$47.39$49.19$60.19$71.57$75.86
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$37.30$47.64$57.81$63.12$77.83
Merced, CA$36.67$46.62$48.83$60.54$60.54
Modesto, CA$43.17$46.35$58.53$72.32$91.24
Napa, CA$46.85$51.78$64.66$78.66$93.90
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$37.32$46.94$48.57$60.82$72.16
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$37.22$47.32$60.03$60.54$73.88
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$37.53$46.82$48.83$62.12$77.85
Redding, CA$36.06$45.63$57.27$61.47$61.47
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$36.73$45.58$48.49$61.47$76.21
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$39.18$49.50$63.35$77.83$80.47
Salinas, CA$38.16$50.05$64.48$72.20$90.52
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$36.24$47.17$53.32$62.19$77.33
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$47.24$58.00$75.89$81.64$98.68
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$47.43$58.69$76.85$92.07$98.33
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$37.82$47.49$60.08$76.10$77.75
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$40.66$50.79$79.19$79.19$79.19
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$23.60$32.21$48.87$62.34$72.32
Santa Rosa, CA$45.78$51.74$65.23$79.19$92.86
Stockton-Lodi, CA$37.79$47.49$60.08$62.28$77.25
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$41.16$57.47$74.20$80.44$99.32
Visalia-Porterville, CA$36.40$45.38$46.12$58.59$60.93
Yuba City, CA$37.71$48.53$61.90$61.90$72.32