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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,290
25th Percentile Wage
$56,220
50th Percentile Wage
$68,930
75th Percentile Wage
$83,640
90th Percentile Wage
$108,120

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 $108,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.25
25th Percentile Wage
$27.03
50th Percentile Wage
$33.14
75th Percentile Wage
$40.21
90th Percentile Wage
$51.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.98. The median hourly salary is $33.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,9301.51%8.43%
201567,8901.50%-
201466,8702.62%-
201365,1203.07%-
201263,120--

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 $53,650 to $79,070. 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 $79,070. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $76,590). The lowest paying area is Modesto with a median annual salary of $53,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$79,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$76,590
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$76,040
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$73,730
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$72,720
Salinas
$70,700
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$70,590
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$68,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$67,190
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$66,980
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$66,890
Vallejo-Fairfield
$64,630
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$64,480
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$60,720
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$60,540
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,760
Redding
$59,750
Bakersfield-Delano
$59,130
Visalia-Porterville
$59,110
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$58,770
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$57,010
Fresno
$55,680
El Centro
$55,480
Stockton
$54,410
Modesto
$53,650



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