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Business Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

The city of Santa Cruz has only one school where business faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business in the city of Santa Cruz, which encompasses business training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Business Employment

Santa Cruz 3,200
California 585,620

Exactly 3,200 of California's 585,620 business professionals work in Santa Cruz. The number of business professionals in Santa Cruz has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of business professionals in Santa Cruz has decreased, overall employment in Santa Cruz has increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Business employment growth

574,040 606,070 614,530 596,430 585,620
3,310 3,520 3,770 3,500 3,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Business VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$85,061 $90,704 $90,529 $95,000 $97,916
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

As the number of business professionals in Santa Cruz has shrunk, salaries for business professionals have increased. In 2010 business professionals in Santa Cruz reportedly earned an average salary of $97,916 per year. The average salary for business professionals in Santa Cruz was $85,061 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of business professionals in Santa Cruz is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Santa Cruz

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Santa Cruz business professionals earn a median yearly salary of $89,428. The difference in pay between the business professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,245 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $104,318 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Human Resources
Fashion Merchandising
Risk Management
Restaurant Management
Forensic Accounting
Property Management
Project Management
Public Relations
International Business
Business Administration
Sports Management
Small Business
Business Management
Fashion Marketing

On average business professional salaries in Santa Cruz are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Santa Cruz


There is only one accredited business school in the city. Many of Santa Cruz's business professionals are graduates of this school.

Business Programs Offered In Santa Cruz


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in business offered by Santa Cruz's business schools.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Santa Cruz


Approximately 19 students graduated from business courses in 2010.

Business Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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