Director, Compensation Salary

For Directors of Compensation, yearly average wages total $124K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Directors of Compensation report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Men make up a slight majority of Directors of Compensation (56 percent) who responded to the survey.

$81,131 - $181,283
$81K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $124,473
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$0$216K
Salary $81,131 - $181,283
Bonus $8,011 - $50,093
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$81,815 - $216,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Director, Compensation

  • Develop and evaluate compensation programs, procedures and practices to ensure alignment with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
  • Direct staff engaged in the compensation department's programs; job evaluation, salary, and incentive programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Compensation

Pay by Experience for a Director, Compensation has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Compensation with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Compensation with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Director, Compensation which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 59 salaries. A Director, Compensation with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director, Compensation

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Director, Compensation Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$134,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Director, Compensation Salaries

National Average
$134,000


Data Analysis
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 3%
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