Compensation Manager with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

Compensation Managers with Benefits & Compensation skills take home an average $93K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Compensation Managers with Benefits & Compensation skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Compensation Managers with Benefits & Compensation skills (64 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$62,508 - $123,963
$63K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,644
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$62,508 - $123,963  
   
Bonus
$2,466 - $22,583  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$67,070 - $139,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Pay by Experience Level for Compensation Manager

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


For Compensation Managers with Benefits & Compensation skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $85K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $98K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $104K. Compensation Managers with Benefits & Compensation skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $107K.

Key Stats for Compensation Manager

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Compensation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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