The salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare compensation and benefits manager salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $182,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $126,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $73,540.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in 16 industries in the finance and insurance 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 direct insurance (except life, health, and medical) carriers industry with an annual salary $139,840. The lowest paying industry is the other nondepository credit intermediation industry (annual salary $105,060). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers|| |
|Insurance Carriers|| |
|Other Financial Investment Activities|| |
|Activities Related to Credit Intermediation|| |
|Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities|| |
|Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage|| |
|Insurance Carriers and Related Activities|| |
|Credit Intermediation and Related Activities|| |
|Depository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages|| |
|Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds|| |
|Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles|| |
|Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .