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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,190
25th Percentile Wage
$46,940
50th Percentile Wage
$53,900
75th Percentile Wage
$72,360
90th Percentile Wage
$98,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.76
25th Percentile Wage
$22.57
50th Percentile Wage
$25.91
75th Percentile Wage
$34.79
90th Percentile Wage
$47.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.46. The median hourly salary is $25.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.76.

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
201653,900-5.77%-38.35%
201557,010-10.21%-
201462,830-9.47%-
201368,780-8.42%-
201274,570--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

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

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

See also: Top paying jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.