Industrial Manufacturing

Hourly Wage Comparison

Metro Area Assembler Forklift Operator Machine Tool Operator Production Supervisor Quality Assurance Inspector Senior Manager Warehouse Worker
Yuma $11.46 $13.84 $12.48 $22.61 $20.38 $51.07 $9.82
Los Angeles $15.30 $15.99 $19.34 $35.78 $32.34 $83.30 $14.61
Riverside / San Bernardino $14.69 $15.32 $18.47 $33.76 $30.57 $78.61 $14.05

* Source: Economic Research Institute, Local labor market information agencies

Fringe and Mandated Benefit Costs

Metro Area Retirement and Savings Plans Life and Health Insurance Social Security Worker's Compensation Unemployment Insurance Total Benefits Paid by Employer
Yuma $124,915 $259,925 $193,051 $69,204 $14,000 $661,095
Los Angeles $170,524 $354,829 $263,538 $153,938 $23,800 $966,629
Riverside/ San Bernardino $163,471 $340,152 $252,637 $147,713 $23,800 $927,774

Property Tax Cost

Assessment Ratio Effective Tax Rate Taxable Property
Metro Area Tax Rate Personal Real Personal Real Personal Real Total Tax
Yuma 9.46% 20.00% 20.00% 1.89% 1.89% $10,000,000 $0 $189,200*
Los Angeles 1.16% 100.00% 100.00% 1.16% 1.16% $10,000,000 $0 $115,700
Riverside/ San Bernardino 1.10% 100.00% 100.00% 1.10% 1.10% $10,000,000 $0 $109,550

Utilities

Metro Area Electricity Natural Gas Water Sewer Annual Costs
Yuma $5,753,361 $30,924 $9,602 $678 $5,794,564
Los Angeles $7,048,800 $26,604 $24,290 $1,059 $7,100,754
Riverside/ San Bernardino $7,048,800 $26,604 $9,300 $720 $7,085,425