Compensation Consultant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Compensation Consultant is $81,479 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Compensation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$52,638 - $113,389
(Median)
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81K
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110K
MEDIAN: $81,479
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Compensation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$17.49 - $65.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,638 - $113,389  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $16,631  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,233  
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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$54,680 - $126,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.49 - $65.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$96.96 - $16,631  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,233  
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).
)
$54,680 - $126,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Compensation Consultant

  • Review, analyze and recommend plans for employee compensation plans.
  • Analyze and present compensation and budget related reports for management.
  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Recommend merit increase and incentive programs and budgeting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compensation Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 14%
National Average
$88,000
Chicago
up arrow 7%
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Experience Affects Compensation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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