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In California:

  • Workers on average earn $76,940.
  • 10% of workers earn $47,410 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $97,630 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $61,180.
  • 10% of workers earn $37,280 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $80,170 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$37,280$48,670$61,180$75,870$80,170
California$47,410$61,710$76,940$80,530$97,630
Bakersfield, CA$51,750$61,880$76,600$79,970$99,590
Chico, CA$30,740$34,540$61,670$74,290$77,880
Fresno, CA$44,840$60,780$72,070$78,110$84,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$60,360$63,020$78,010$80,600$93,510
Modesto, CA$30,540$38,710$62,030$77,880$98,490
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$31,500$60,110$76,600$78,190$96,860
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$51,930$62,860$75,660$79,580$90,310
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$30,540$49,330$76,600$77,880$97,630
Redding, CA$38,260$49,060$62,730$73,690$93,200
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$49,060$61,620$74,510$78,380$95,270
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$39,430$62,110$76,880$80,360$99,410
Salinas, CA$38,080$62,090$76,740$86,320$101,990
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$38,840$61,710$76,920$80,550$95,740
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$49,340$62,710$77,240$93,680$102,870
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$46,040$74,910$91,300$95,360$118,460
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$31,410$59,070$74,780$76,600$81,940
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$35,250$62,200$77,900$80,360$102,500
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$52,500$64,170$78,050$83,100$98,490
Santa Rosa, CA$45,510$63,150$77,220$84,970$102,500
Stockton-Lodi, CA$30,230$41,640$63,610$78,110$95,090
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$40,150$61,560$75,860$81,570$101,510
Visalia-Porterville, CA$50,860$62,510$73,780$75,180$95,340
Yuba City, CA$49,060$61,870$64,660$80,130$95,240

In California:

  • Workers on average earn $36.99 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $22.79 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $46.94 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $29.42 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.92 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $38.54 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$17.92$23.40$29.42$36.48$38.54
California$22.79$29.67$36.99$38.72$46.94
Bakersfield, CA$24.88$29.75$36.83$38.45$47.88
Chico, CA$14.78$16.61$29.65$35.72$37.44
Fresno, CA$21.56$29.22$34.65$37.55$40.86
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA$29.02$30.30$37.51$38.75$44.96
Modesto, CA$14.68$18.61$29.82$37.44$47.35
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area$15.15$28.90$36.83$37.59$46.57
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area$24.96$30.22$36.37$38.26$43.42
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA$14.68$23.72$36.83$37.44$46.94
Redding, CA$18.39$23.59$30.16$35.43$44.81
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA$23.59$29.63$35.82$37.68$45.80
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA$18.96$29.86$36.96$38.63$47.79
Salinas, CA$18.31$29.85$36.90$41.50$49.03
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA$18.67$29.67$36.98$38.73$46.03
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA$23.72$30.15$37.13$45.04$49.46
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA$22.14$36.01$43.89$45.85$56.95
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA$15.10$28.40$35.95$36.83$39.39
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA$16.95$29.90$37.45$38.63$49.28
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA$25.24$30.85$37.53$39.95$47.35
Santa Rosa, CA$21.88$30.36$37.13$40.85$49.28
Stockton-Lodi, CA$14.53$20.02$30.58$37.55$45.72
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA$19.31$29.60$36.47$39.22$48.80
Visalia-Porterville, CA$24.45$30.05$35.47$36.14$45.84
Yuba City, CA$23.59$29.75$31.09$38.52$45.79