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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,380
25th Percentile Wage
$108,270
50th Percentile Wage
$144,100
75th Percentile Wage
$184,110
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $184,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $144,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $85,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.05
25th Percentile Wage
$52.05
50th Percentile Wage
$69.28
75th Percentile Wage
$88.52
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $88.52. The median hourly salary is $69.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.05.

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
2016144,10014.59%18.85%
2015123,080-0.28%-
2014123,4206.43%-
2013115,490-1.26%-
2012116,940--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $144,100 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont 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 Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 11.7 percent (11.7%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 29.1 percent (29.1%) 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 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California.