Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,540
25th Percentile Wage
$56,790
50th Percentile Wage
$70,030
75th Percentile Wage
$84,310
90th Percentile Wage
$108,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $108,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,030
1.57% 9.87%
2016
$68,930
1.51% -
2015
$67,890
1.50% -
2014
$66,870
2.62% -
2013
$65,120
3.07% -
2012
$63,120
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in state of California ranges from $55,210 to $81,220. The highest paying area for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $81,220. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $78,720). The lowest paying area is Fresno with a median annual salary of $55,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$81,220
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$78,720
Vallejo-Fairfield
$76,570
Salinas
$74,830
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$74,600
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$73,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$73,530
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$73,500
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$71,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$67,190
Merced
$67,020
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$66,890
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$65,480
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$64,250
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$63,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$61,820
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$60,720
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$59,950
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,760
Redding
$59,750
Bakersfield-Delano
$57,400
Stockton
$56,370
Modesto
$56,130
Visalia-Porterville
$55,550
El Centro
$55,480
Fresno
$55,210




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