Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers amongst Colorado 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$151,980
50th Percentile Wage
$125,990
25th Percentile Wage
$97,230
10th Percentile Wage
$69,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $151,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $125,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$73.06
50th Percentile Wage
$60.57
25th Percentile Wage
$46.75
10th Percentile Wage
$33.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $73.06. The median hourly salary is $60.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.40.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $125,990 5.08%
2013 $119,900 10.48%
2012 $108,530 5.68%
2011 $102,700 4.22%
2010 $98,540 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for compensation and benefits managers in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 27.86%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 10.48%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.68% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.22% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Compensation and Benefits Manager Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Compensation and Benefits Managers
$125,990
Human Resources Managers
$122,690
Training and Development Managers
$105,910
Administrative Services Managers
$92,230
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$140,040
Financial Managers
$131,500
Industrial Production Managers
$97,130

Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary by State

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