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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward 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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,410
25th Percentile Wage
$103,690
50th Percentile Wage
$143,380
75th Percentile Wage
$186,280
90th Percentile Wage
$185,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $143,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $85,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.06
25th Percentile Wage
$49.85
50th Percentile Wage
$68.93
75th Percentile Wage
$89.56
90th Percentile Wage
$89.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.32. The median hourly salary is $68.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.06.

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
2016143,38014.49%22.86%
2015122,6104.77%-
2014116,7604.21%-
2013111,8501.12%-
2012110,600--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $143,380 in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward 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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward is 12.1 percent (12.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 28.8 percent (28.8%) 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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California.