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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of compensation and benefits managers in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,370
25th Percentile Wage
$87,080
50th Percentile Wage
$113,420
75th Percentile Wage
$145,640
90th Percentile Wage
$181,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.86
25th Percentile Wage
$41.87
50th Percentile Wage
$54.53
75th Percentile Wage
$70.02
90th Percentile Wage
$87.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.18. The median hourly salary is $54.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.86.

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
2016113,4207.51%30.06%
2015104,9001.32%-
2014103,52010.09%-
201393,08014.77%-
201279,330--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $113,420, Louisville-Jefferson County is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Kentucky, followed by Lexington-Fayette (median annual salary $66,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 41.6 percent (41.6%) higher than that in Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$113,420
Lexington-Fayette
$66,230

See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.