Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers among Connecticut cities 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 Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$157,280
50th Percentile Wage
$116,990
25th Percentile Wage
$93,980
10th Percentile Wage
$69,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $157,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$75.61
50th Percentile Wage
$56.25
25th Percentile Wage
$45.19
10th Percentile Wage
$33.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $75.61. The median hourly salary is $56.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.17.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $116,990 6.60%
2013 $109,750 10.86%
2012 $99,000 17.59%
2011 $84,190 9.31%
2010 $77,020 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for compensation and benefits managers in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 51.90%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 10.86%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 17.59% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 9.31% in 2011.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Compensation and Benefits Managers
$116,990
Human Resources Managers
$115,250
Training and Development Managers
$109,510
Administrative Services Managers
$94,790
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$126,250
Financial Managers
$123,240
Industrial Production Managers
$105,600

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Connecticut Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Connecticut ranges from $94,230 to $126,020. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $126,020. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk (mean annual salary $119,470). The lowest paying area is New Haven with a median annual salary of $94,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$126,020
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$119,470
New Haven
$94,230

Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary by State

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