Average Compensation Consultant Salary

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The average salary for a Compensation Consultant is $87,179.
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$59k - $137k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Compensation Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Compensation Consultant are from the companies AON Inc, Mercer LLC and Towers Watson. Reported salaries are highest at AON Inc where the average pay is $101,250. Mercer LLC pays the lowest at around $76,319.

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Popular Skills for Compensation Consultant

Skills in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Benefits & Compensation, Project Management and Incentive Systems are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Compensation Consultant

An entry-level Compensation Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,267 based on 9 salaries. An early career Compensation Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,661 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Compensation Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,622 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Compensation Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,426 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,206.
Employees with Compensation Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.3% more) and New York, New York (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.6% less).

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