The average salary for an Executive Compensation Manager is $117,916 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$95,264 - $134,955
MEDIAN: $117,916

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$96,234 - $145,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Executive Compensation Manager

  • Oversee executive compensation programs, procedures and practices to ensure consistency with organizations overall objectives.
  • Supervise staff engaged in the compensation department's program; job evaluation, performance appraisal, salary and incentive programs.
  • Manage compensation and incentive expenditure budgets for executive team members.

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What is it like working as an Executive Compensation Manager?

Executive Compensation Manager in Dallas:
"Extensive knowledge."
Pros: Direct contact with the highest level executives dealing with all their benefits.
Cons: Never ending pace.

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Job Satisfaction

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%