Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare compensation and benefits manager salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,020
25th Percentile Wage
$108,110
50th Percentile Wage
$127,510
75th Percentile Wage
$153,020
90th Percentile Wage
$184,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) compensation and benefits managers is $184,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $127,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $83,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$127,510
0.78% 8.57%
2016
$126,520
-8.69% -
2015
$137,510
1.03% -
2014
$136,100
1.06% -
2013
$134,660
13.43% -
2012
$116,580
- -

Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in four industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for compensation and benefits manager occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $129,120. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $103,060). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$129,120
Oil and Gas Extraction
$129,120
Support Activities for Mining
$103,060
Support Activities for Mining
$103,060

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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