The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$81,550|
|25th Percentile Wage||$94,940|
|50th Percentile Wage||$122,000|
|75th Percentile Wage||$145,250|
|90th Percentile Wage||$159,790|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $81,550.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $122,000, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Iowa, followed by Davenport-Moline-Rock Island (median annual salary $62,930). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 48.4 percent (48.4%) higher than that in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island.
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