Salary for Compensation and Benefits Managers

Also known as:  Compensation Director, Employee Benefits Coordinator, Employee Benefits Director, Employee Benefits Manager, Wage and Salary Administrator helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Compensation and benefits managers are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organization or of entire organizations involving compensation and benefits. They might also develop budgets, develop schedules and maintain daily logs and other related work. This job normally requires a bachelor's degree and several years of related work experience, but not always. Some employers also require a few years of on-the-job training after being hired.

A Compensation or Benefits Manager can receive an average salary on a scale from 72000 to 108000 based on education and experience. Compensation and Benefits Managers will normally receive an average compensation of Ninety Eight Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Compensation and Benefits Managers have the best average pay in Rhode Island, where they get salary pay of about $145690. People in this career are compensated at the highest average salary in Information, which has job pay of $107970.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Compensation or Benefits Manager, please select your state.
Compensation and Benefits Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $107,970
Information $107,610
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $107,520
Management of Companies and Enterprises $106,890
Finance and Insurance $104,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $102,170
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $74,020
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $82,960
Retail Trade $83,180
Public Administration $84,690
Health Care and Social Assistance $84,730
Construction $86,100