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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,040
25th Percentile Wage
$84,700
50th Percentile Wage
$111,850
75th Percentile Wage
$139,320
90th Percentile Wage
$164,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $164,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $111,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $68,040.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$111,850
2.37% 12.10%
2016
$109,200
10.49% -
2015
$97,750
-4.81% -
2014
$102,450
1.12% -
2013
$101,300
2.94% -
2012
$98,320
- -

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

The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in eight industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $138,050. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $99,480). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
$138,050
Scheduled Air Transportation
$135,480
Air Transportation
$134,160
Rail Transportation
$121,220
Rail Transportation
$121,220
Warehousing and Storage
$118,450
Warehousing and Storage
$118,450
Support Activities for Transportation
$99,480

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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