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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$94,200
25th Percentile Wage
$112,530
50th Percentile Wage
$140,330
75th Percentile Wage
$188,550
90th Percentile Wage
$185,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $140,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $94,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45.29
25th Percentile Wage
$54.10
50th Percentile Wage
$67.47
75th Percentile Wage
$90.65
90th Percentile Wage
$89.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.03. The median hourly salary is $67.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45.29.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016140,3306.36%28.72%
2015131,4107.25%-
2014121,88010.62%-
2013108,9408.18%-
2012100,030--

See also: Top paying jobs in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia.