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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,630
25th Percentile Wage
$93,330
50th Percentile Wage
$140,000
75th Percentile Wage
$179,080
90th Percentile Wage
$177,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $140,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.40
25th Percentile Wage
$44.87
50th Percentile Wage
$67.31
75th Percentile Wage
$86.10
90th Percentile Wage
$85.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.54. The median hourly salary is $67.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016140,0005.51%20.43%
2015132,29016.20%-
2014110,8600.52%-
2013110,280-1.02%-
2012111,400--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $140,000 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for compensation and benefits managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 14.2 percent (14.2%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 27.0 percent (27.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$163,130
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$148,000
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$144,100
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$143,380
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$140,000
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$132,070
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$128,430
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$128,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$116,770
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$115,380
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$102,150

See also: Top paying jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California.