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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,780
25th Percentile Wage
$91,520
50th Percentile Wage
$119,420
75th Percentile Wage
$153,740
90th Percentile Wage
$198,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $198,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$119,420
-7.49% 14.55%
2016
$128,360
-5.52% -
2015
$135,440
11.58% -
2014
$119,760
12.82% -
2013
$104,410
2.26% -
2012
$102,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $119,420 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura and 6.0 percent (6.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$166,760
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$163,130
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$152,130
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$145,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$143,040
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$135,730
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$128,480
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$128,430
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$119,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$116,770
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$112,270



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