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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 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 [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
$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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$122,000
17.19% 26.19%
2016
$101,030
2.70% -
2015
$98,300
-2.15% -
2014
$100,410
8.34% -
2013
$92,040
2.16% -
2012
$90,050
- -

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 $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.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$122,000
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$62,930



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