Compensation Consultant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Compensation Consultant is $80,072 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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$51,839 - $111,677
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,072
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Compensation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$17.49 - $65.66
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,839 - $111,677  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $15,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,653  
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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$52,963 - $122,871  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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
$100.67 - $15,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,653  
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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$52,963 - $122,871  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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 16%
National Average
$86,000
Chicago
up arrow 7%
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Experience Affects Compensation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$86,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Compensation Consultant Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 6%
National Average
$86,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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