Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,880
25th Percentile Wage
$102,460
50th Percentile Wage
$141,540
75th Percentile Wage
$182,060
90th Percentile Wage
$185,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of information. 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 $185,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $141,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $82,880.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$141,540
5.03% 21.95%
2016
$134,420
4.66% -
2015
$128,160
0.96% -
2014
$126,930
6.24% -
2013
$119,010
7.18% -
2012
$110,470
- -

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

The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in 15 industries in the information 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 radio and television broadcasting industry with an annual salary $161,370. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video industries industry (annual salary $81,000). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$161,370
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$160,420
Television Broadcasting
$157,170
Telecommunications
$142,300
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$139,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$139,410
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$136,730
Other Information Services
$135,370
Other Information Services
$135,370
Software Publishers
$129,590
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$124,950
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$120,480
Newspaper Publishers
$115,580
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$81,000
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$81,000

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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