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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,750
25th Percentile Wage
$96,550
50th Percentile Wage
$125,690
75th Percentile Wage
$166,380
90th Percentile Wage
$202,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $202,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $125,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.53
25th Percentile Wage
$46.42
50th Percentile Wage
$60.43
75th Percentile Wage
$79.98
90th Percentile Wage
$97.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.59. The median hourly salary is $60.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.53.

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
2016125,690-2.22%10.80%
2015128,4800.36%-
2014128,02011.98%-
2013112,6800.51%-
2012112,110--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $125,690, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Massachusetts, following the highest paying city Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (median annual salary of $126,640). Compared with Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is .8 percent (.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$126,640
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$125,690
Framingham
$121,770
Worcester
$109,100
Springfield
$94,740

See also: Top paying jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts.