COMPENSATION MANAGER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$152,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a compensation manager make?
As a Compensation Manager in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $83,303 per year or $40.05 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $45,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $152,000. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Compensation Managers. States with the highest Compensation Manager salaries include North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Maine. The typical employment in the position spans 4.2 years.
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Average Compensation Manager Salary By Company

Compensation Manager jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Compensation Managers are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Compensation Managers are Google and Postmates. In addition, companies like PayPal and GMS Inc. report highly competitive salaries for Compensation Managers.

Average Compensation Manager Salary By Location

Compensation Managers in the United States of America make on average $83,303 a year or $40.05 per hour. Minneapolis, MN reports the highest Compensation Manager salaries at $134,955 per year. Even an entry-level Compensation Manager makes $81,000 per year in Minneapolis, MN. North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Maine are the states with the highest payscale for Compensation Managers. Arizona, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Compensation Managers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$134,955
2
Denver, CO
$118,247
3
Henrietta, NY
$113,527
4
Blacksburg, VA
$112,714
5
Lexington, MA
$111,636

Average Compensation Manager Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Compensation Manager works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Transportation companies, Health Care companies, and Insurance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Compensation Managers. Transportation companies pay their Compensation Managers the highest wages, averaging $95,997 per year. Health Care companies and Insurance companies pay well too, at $86,598 and $84,587, respectively. The average salary for Compensation Managers in the Internet industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $79,435.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Transportation
$95,997
2
Health Care
$86,598
3
Insurance
$84,587
4
Retail
$83,026
5
Professional
$81,455

RECENTLY ADDED Compensation Manager SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Spherion
Compensation Manager
10/30/2019
$100,000
Randstad
Compensation Manager
10/08/2019
$60,000
Favorite Healthcare Staffing
Compensation Manager
09/30/2019
$81,393
Compensation Manager
09/27/2019
$68,850
Robert Half
Compensation Manager
09/19/2019
$80,000
Robert Half
Compensation Manager
09/18/2019
$100,000
Robert Half
Compensation Manager
09/12/2019
$100,176
Avispa Technology
Compensation Manager
07/28/2019
$156,525
Kelly Services
Compensation Manager
06/28/2019
$93,915
Washington State
Compensation Manager
06/21/2019
$76,800
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