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Residential Advisors in California

Considering a career as a Residential Advisor in California?

11.4% Jobs Projection
$31,150 Median Salary
1,300 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Residential Advisors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Residential Advisors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Residential Advisors in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Residential Advisors Work in California?

There were approximately 6,880 workers employed as Residential Advisors in this state in 2018.

There were 7,190 Residential Advisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,080 Residential Advisors working in it, which means California has more Residential Advisors than average.


Job Projections for California

Jobs for Residential Advisors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.9%.


California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,300 annual Residential Advisors job openings in California, and 7,800 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,500 annual jobs and 134,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Residential Advisors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Residential Advisors ranged from $24,010 to $50,360 with $31,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.54 to $24.21. The median hourly rate was $14.98.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.95 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.03.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top California Metros for Residential Advisors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Residential Advisors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,700 $30,880
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,150 $35,760
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 580 $30,340
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 330 $25,770
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 320 $32,610
Fresno, CA 200 $28,620
Bakersfield, CA 150 $27,340
Stockton-Lodi, CA 150 $24,370
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 140 $35,790
Santa Rosa, CA 120 $29,280
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 60 n/a
El Centro, CA 30 $49,930

Top States for Residential Advisors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Residential Advisors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 8,430 $33,250
Tennessee 7,340 $20,520
California 6,880 $31,150
Texas 6,780 $24,240
Pennsylvania 6,650 $26,990
Massachusetts 6,140 $31,860
Maryland 5,380 $28,320
Florida 5,260 $24,880
Kentucky 4,420 $24,030
Virginia 4,020 $29,720
Ohio 3,290 $27,120
Alabama 2,790 $23,070
Illinois 2,570 $29,260
Minnesota 2,370 $36,790
South Dakota 2,340 $25,330
Utah 2,250 $27,210
Georgia 2,230 $25,470
Michigan 2,220 $25,850
Connecticut 2,040 $35,570
South Carolina 1,840 $23,370

Below are the states where Residential Advisors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $36,790
Connecticut $35,570
Nebraska $35,170
Arizona $34,890
New Hampshire $34,410
Vermont $33,650
New York $33,250
New Jersey $32,360
Oregon $32,280
North Dakota $31,990


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