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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,080
25th Percentile Wage
$83,280
50th Percentile Wage
$108,280
75th Percentile Wage
$137,710
90th Percentile Wage
$173,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $173,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $108,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compensation and benefits managers is $65,080.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$108,280
3.21% 19.82%
2016
$104,800
2.67% -
2015
$102,000
2.93% -
2014
$99,010
6.16% -
2013
$92,910
6.55% -
2012
$86,820
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Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of compensation and benefits managers in 21 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $121,560. The lowest paying industry is the residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities industry (annual salary $67,490). For detailed compensation and benefits manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$121,560
Hospitals - Privately owned
$116,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$116,530
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$115,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$115,800
Hospitals - State government owned
$112,740
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$111,020
Home Health Care Services
$108,830
Hospitals - Local government owned
$108,060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$108,060
Outpatient Care Centers
$103,100
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$94,330
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$94,200
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$87,030
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$82,980
Social Assistance
$82,250
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$80,830
Individual and Family Services
$74,410
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$73,900
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$68,920
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$67,490

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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