Compensation Analyst in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Compensation Analyst make in Houston, TX? In Houston, a Compensation Analyst takes home an average of $70,000 annually. This is 10% above the national average for a Compensation Analyst which is $63,093 annually. Salaries for a Compensation Analyst in Houston range from $53,829 per year to $96,214 per year. Total Annual Pay, which includes salary, bonus, and overtime for a Compensation Analyst in Houston ranges from $54,248 to $119,851 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Women make up 92% of the Compensation Analyst workforce in Houston among those reporting. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$53,829 - $96,214
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$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $70,000
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Salary $53,829 - $96,214
Bonus $5,593
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$54,248 - $119,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Compensation Analyst

Compensation analysts work with human resource and operations professionals to perform a series of functions that ensure the company offers competitive compensation levels to attract and retain talent. At its core, the compensation analyst administers the company's business unit-specific variable pay programs. The work is ongoing, since the compensation analyst is responsible for reviewing and updating existing pay programs and developing new pay programs. In this review process, the compensation analyst observes the pay process, takes note of any inefficiencies or areas in need of improvement, prepares improvement recommendations along with supporting evidence.

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Compensation Analyst Tasks

  • Ensure company compliance with country specific regulations and laws, including reporting requirements.
  • Monitor cost differentials, taxes for equalization and country specific incentives and variable pay.
  • Analyze country specific data and relevant market trends, develop salary structures and market pricing recommendations.
  • Review and monitor employee pay and recommend reviews if necessary.
  • Identify relevant market data and trends regarding executive compensation and present recommendations.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Compensation Analyst Job Listings

Key Stats for Compensation Analyst

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Compensation Analyst Salaries

▲11%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$66,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Compensation Analyst Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲11%

National Average
$66,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼5%



Microsoft Word
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: