Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,900
25th Percentile Wage
$63,150
50th Percentile Wage
$73,990
75th Percentile Wage
$93,860
90th Percentile Wage
$115,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.47
25th Percentile Wage
$30.36
50th Percentile Wage
$35.57
75th Percentile Wage
$45.13
90th Percentile Wage
$55.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.29. The median hourly salary is $35.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.47.

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
201673,990-6.19%-3.20%
201578,5703.22%-
201476,0403.39%-
201373,460-3.95%-
201276,360--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Baton Rouge with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $73,990, Baton Rouge is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Louisiana, followed by New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (median annual salary $53,900). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Baton Rouge is 27.2 percent (27.2%) higher than that in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$73,990
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$53,900

See also: Top paying jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.