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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,810
25th Percentile Wage
$78,320
50th Percentile Wage
$101,030
75th Percentile Wage
$128,730
90th Percentile Wage
$158,700

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 $158,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.08
25th Percentile Wage
$37.65
50th Percentile Wage
$48.57
75th Percentile Wage
$61.89
90th Percentile Wage
$76.30

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.30. The median hourly salary is $48.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.08.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,0302.70%10.87%
201598,300-2.15%-
2014100,4108.34%-
201392,0402.16%-
201290,050--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $101,030, 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 37.7 percent (37.7%) higher than that in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$101,030
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$62,930

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.