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Average Salary in California

$20,154 - $30,475
9% of jobs
$30,476 - $40,798
9% of jobs
$48,663 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$40,799 - $51,120
10% of jobs
$51,121 - $61,443
18% of jobs
The average salary is $65,539 a year
$61,444 - $71,766
27% of jobs
$72,749 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$71,767 - $82,088
15% of jobs
$82,089 - $92,411
4% of jobs
$92,412 - $102,733
1% of jobs
$102,734 - $113,056
1% of jobs
$113,057 - $123,379
0% of jobs
$123,380 - $133,703
1% of jobs

California Average

$20,154 $65,539/year $133,703
Average Salary Comparison by Location
United States
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As of May 28, 2020, the average annual pay for the Average jobs category in California is $65,539 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $133,703 and as low as $20,154, the majority of salaries within the Average jobs category currently range between $48,663 (25th percentile) to $72,749 (75th percentile) in California. The average pay range for an Average job varies little (about $24,086), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Average job market in both California and the surrounding area is very active. California ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Average job salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Average jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Average Salary in California

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $48,663 $65,539 $72,749
Monthly Salary $4,055 $5,462 $6,062
Weekly Salary $936 $1,260 $1,399
Hourly Salary $23 $32 $35

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