Wages

The following statistical data related to income and wages are reported for the Workforce Alliance of the North Bay region and for the individual counties in the Alliance. For more in-depth cross-sectional analyses on this or any of our other labor market data, please contact the Business Engagement Representative for your county.

Napa County:  Angela Cooper or Taylor Swain

Marin County:  Angela Cooper or Taylor Swain

Lake & Mendocino Counties: Stacey Caico

Median Household Income
Median Earnings by Industry
Cost of Living

 

 

 



Wages:

Source: Emsi



Median Earnings by Industry:

Below, we are reporting the median wage earned by hour for workers in various occupations in our region. These occupations are based on the 2010 Standard Occupational Classifications as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay has licensed this occupational and wage data to assist businesses in our region and to inform strategic decision-making. It is important to remember that this high-level data is reported across all industries for the occupations indicated. More details and deeper information is available for specific occupations within these categories through the Business Engagement Representative for your county.

2-Digit
SOC
Occupation
Category
Median
Hourly Earnings
Annualized
Earnings
11
Management Occupations $35 $72,960
13
Business and Financial Operations Occupations $34 $71,239
15
Computer and Mathematical Occupations $35 $73,606
17
Architecture and Engineering Occupations $37 $78,909
19
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations $40 $84,854
21
Community and Social Service Occupations $27 $57,581
23
Legal Occupations $42 $87,795
25
Education, Training, and Library Occupations $26 $54,589
27
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations $19 $41,296
29
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations $52 $108,671
31
Healthcare support occupations $17 $35,663
33
Protective Service Occupations $25 $52,850
35
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations $13 $27,708
37
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance $12 $26,368
39
Personal Care and Service Occupations $13 $27,316
41
Sales and Related Occupations $20 $42,128
43
Office and Administrative Support Occupations $19 $40,730
45
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations $14 $30,330
47
Construction and Extraction Occupations $25 $52,600
49
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations $23 $48,172
51
Production Occupations $19 $40,343
53
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations $16 $33,587
55
Military Specific Occupations $19 $40,344

Source: Emsi

View the 2010 SOC Structure here. (PDF) (XLS)



Cost of Living:

Cost of Living Indices are based on a U.S. average of 100. An amount below 100 means the location is cheaper than the U.S. average, while an amount above 100 means it is more expensive.

Cost of Living As of December 2016

 
Lake
Marin
Mendocino
Napa
U.S.
Overall
114
248
138
172
100
Grocery
116.1
118.5
116.8
116.6
100
Health
114
111
114
116
100
Housing
115
539
192
298
100
Utilities
99
95
98
100
100
Transportation
111
107
111
112
100
Miscellaneous
115
112
114
114
100

Source: C2ER


 

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