Analyst, Compensation Salary (United States)

59 percent of Compensation Analysts report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $56,863 annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $41,102 to $79,915 per year. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; nearly all receive both medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. In a profession dominated by women, 66 percent of Compensation Analysts are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Compensation Analysts. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Analyst, Compensation Salary (?
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$40,900 - $76,539
(Median)
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77K
MEDIAN: $56,423
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Analyst, Compensation Salary (?
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$14.52 - $40.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,900 - $76,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,508  
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $3,439  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,102 - $79,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$22.50 - $57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,508  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $3,439  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,102 - $79,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Analyst, Compensation

  • Participate in salary surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness both internally and externally.
  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Design and prepare ad hoc compensation and budget related reports for management.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.
  • Assist in preparation of merit increase and incentive programs and budgeting.

Common Career Paths for Analyst, Compensation

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Compensation may increase greatly for Compensation Analysts who advance in their career. Upper-end positions like Compensation Manager may make an additional $35K per year than lower-end positions.

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 8%
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