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Senior Compensation Consultant Salary

Senior Compensation Consultants in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $91K per year on average but can range from $61K to $133K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The majority of Senior Compensation Consultants (63 percent) who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$61,073 - $116,036
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$61K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,243
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Salary
$61,073 - $116,036  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $20,657  
Profit Sharing
$3,900 - $15,000  
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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$61,253 - $132,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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Job Description for Senior 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 Senior Compensation Consultant

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $92K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $94K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $104K. Senior Compensation Consultants who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $93K.

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Experience Affects Senior Compensation Consultant Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 6%
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