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Counties Reported
53
$23,585,533,516
Last Updated: 6/20/2018

Report: Averages

The averages values are based on all W-2 employees and board members (paid or unpaid) reported for the calendar year. Employees who work partial year and/or part-time are counted as full time employees in the averages calculations. Some employees included in the averages calculations do not receive retirement and/or health benefits.
All Reported Counties
Average Wages
$64,779
County Residents Employees Average Wages Average Retirement & Health Contribution
Alameda 1,645,359 10,803 $74,658 $37,183
Alpine 1,151 125 $40,989 $13,367
Amador 38,382 428 $60,142 $19,820
Butte 226,404 3,263 $38,905 $10,778
Calaveras 45,168 673 $43,484 $14,824
Colusa 22,043 443 $48,802 $18,497
Contra Costa 1,139,513 11,895 $61,926 $30,531
Del Norte 27,124 516 $39,444 $15,009
El Dorado 185,062 2,151 $57,268 $25,311
Fresno 995,975 7,970 $48,294 $28,072
Glenn 28,731 558 $39,701 $18,428
Humboldt 136,953 2,377 $44,450 $17,363
Imperial 188,334 2,223 $46,383 $14,144
Inyo 18,619 509 $50,750 $19,515
Kern 895,112 10,168 $54,168 $35,903
Kings 149,537 1,627 $45,828 $13,185
Lake 64,945 1,165 $39,191 $11,910
Lassen 30,918 547 $36,009 $10,410
Los Angeles 10,241,278 107,497 $75,788 $27,652
Madera 156,492 1,644 $43,775 $16,649
Mariposa 18,148 582 $39,978 $13,921
Mendocino 89,134 1,446 $41,696 $29,343
Modoc 9,580 326 $31,984 $10,536
Mono 13,713 317 $59,727 $29,117
Napa 142,408 1,687 $67,756 $24,495
Nevada 98,828 1,002 $51,934 $25,029
Orange 3,194,024 19,079 $68,243 $33,024
Placer 382,837 2,971 $69,206 $27,657
Plumas 19,819 630 $31,463 $10,791
Riverside 2,384,783 24,939 $62,790 $10,306
Sacramento 1,514,770 13,890 $65,647 $23,092
San Benito 56,854 598 $44,174 $13,365
San Bernardino 2,160,256 22,694 $50,764 $22,454
San Diego 3,316,192 20,776 $56,293 $25,365
San Joaquin 746,868 7,890 $57,163 $26,895
San Luis Obispo 280,101 3,352 $57,618 $18,617
San Mateo 770,203 10,104 $54,570 $23,506
Santa Barbara 450,663 5,392 $61,993 $31,986
Santa Clara 1,938,180 20,705 $85,650 $30,691
Santa Cruz 276,603 2,790 $67,852 $23,633
Shasta 178,605 2,173 $39,612 $15,287
Sierra 3,207 153 $41,130 $10,377
Siskiyou 44,688 822 $36,411 $17,889
Sonoma 505,120 5,528 $62,333 $17,021
Stanislaus 548,057 4,492 $51,624 $22,502
Sutter 96,956 1,136 $49,450 $21,043
Tehama 63,995 951 $40,667 $19,147
Trinity 13,628 377 $37,651 $16,973
Tulare 471,842 6,912 $45,867 $12,014
Tuolumne 54,707 930 $42,273 $15,517
Ventura 857,386 9,972 $68,576 $25,376
Yolo 218,896 1,884 $60,176 $18,902
Yuba 74,577 1,013 $51,858 $18,183