COMPENSATION SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$43,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$112,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a compensation specialist make?
Compensation Specialists in America make an average salary of $69,663 per year or $33.49 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $112,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $43,000. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Compensation Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, Washington, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Compensation Specialist is 3.4 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Compensation Specialist Salary By Company

Compensation Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Google and Microsoft are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like McKinsey & Company Inc. and Lennar pay their Compensation Specialists very well.

Average Compensation Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Compensation Specialists make on average $69,663 annually or $33.49 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Compensation Specialists at 75,353. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Compensation Specialists is $44,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Compensation Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, Washington, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Idaho, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Alabama are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$75,353
2
Redmond, WA
$73,452
3
Horsham, PA
$73,131
4
New York, NY
$72,705
5
Baltimore, MD
$72,003

Average Compensation Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Compensation Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Insurance companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Compensation Specialists. Finance companies pay their Compensation Specialists the highest wages, averaging $74,679 per year. Insurance companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $73,289 and $73,092, respectively. The average salary for Compensation Specialists in the Automotive industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $63,666.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$74,679
2
Insurance
$73,289
3
Professional
$73,092
4
Health Care
$70,359
5
Internet
$64,707

RECENTLY ADDED Compensation Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Boise State University Alumni
Compensation Specialist
10/30/2019
$48,069
Boise State University
Compensation Specialist
10/29/2019
$48,069
Washington State
Compensation Specialist
10/25/2019
$67,044
Compensation Specialist
10/22/2019
$64,697
Robert Half
Compensation Specialist
10/22/2019
$47,000
Randstad
Compensation Specialist
10/15/2019
$29,218
Compensation Specialist
10/06/2019
$52,175
09/20/2019
$46,100
Randstad
Compensation Specialist
09/20/2019
$37,566
Gainesville Regional Utilities
Compensation Specialist
09/17/2019
$62,393
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