Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,690
25th Percentile Wage
$99,830
50th Percentile Wage
$122,390
75th Percentile Wage
$152,750
90th Percentile Wage
$184,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $184,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $122,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $85,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,3905.76%18.55%
2015115,3400.98%-
2014114,2106.36%-
2013106,9506.79%-
201299,690--

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

The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in three industries in the utilities 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 natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $131,640. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $117,300). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$131,640
Utilities
$122,390
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$117,300

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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