Compensation Analyst

Compensation Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$121,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Scholastic
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a compensation analyst make?
As a Compensation Analyst in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $76,154 per year or $36.61 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $121,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $47,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Compensation Analysts are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. Some of the states with the best Compensation Analyst salaries are District of Columbia, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Alaska. The typical tenure for a Compensation Analyst is 2.8 years.
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Average Compensation Analyst Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Compensation Analyst in the USA is $76,154 annually or $36.61 hourly. Minneapolis, MN reports the highest annual salary for Compensation Analysts at 97,059. The Minneapolis, MN average entry-level salary for Compensation Analysts is $58,000. Some of the states with the best Compensation Analyst salaries are District of Columbia, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Alaska, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, Utah, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$97,059
2
San Mateo, CA
$94,664
3
New York, NY
$90,824
4
Stoughton, MA
$87,934
5
Milford, CT
$87,418

Average Compensation Analyst Salary By Company

Compensation Analysts report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Compensation Analysts are Professional companies and Health Care companies. Scholastic and Facebook are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Google and Microsoft pay their Compensation Analysts very well.

Average Compensation Analyst Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Compensation Analyst works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Compensation Analysts. Salaries for Compensation Analysts in Professional companies average $81,088 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Technology companies pay $79,424 and $78,835, respectively. The types of companies that pay Compensation Analysts the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $69,275.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$81,088
2
Manufacturing
$79,424
3
Technology
$78,835
4
Insurance
$78,589
5
Finance
$75,798

Recently Added Compensation Analyst Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kelly Services
Compensation Analyst
01/29/2020
$69,539
University of Iowa
Compensation Analyst
01/25/2020
$50,000
Broward County Public Schools
Compensation Analyst
01/25/2020
$56,110
BJC Healthcare
Compensation Analyst
01/21/2020
$260,875
Robert Half
Compensation Analyst
01/18/2020
$60,000
CTG
Compensation Analyst
01/16/2020
$52,175
Robert Half
Compensation Analyst
01/15/2020
$125,000
Peacehealth
Compensation Analyst
01/15/2020
$63,800
City of Detroit
Compensation Analyst
01/14/2020
$70,230
The University of Alabama
Compensation Analyst
12/31/2019
$34,424
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