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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$97,120
25th Percentile Wage
$124,700
50th Percentile Wage
$163,130
75th Percentile Wage
$197,980
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $197,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $163,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $97,120.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$163,130
0.35% 14.90%
2015
$162,560
-3.00% -
2014
$167,430
12.39% -
2013
$146,680
5.36% -
2012
$138,820
- -

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $163,130, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of California, following the highest paying city Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura (median annual salary of $166,760). Compared with Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 2.2 percent (2.2%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California.