Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers among Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$158,180
50th Percentile Wage
$126,080
25th Percentile Wage
$92,420
10th Percentile Wage
$67,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $158,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$76.05
50th Percentile Wage
$60.61
25th Percentile Wage
$44.43
10th Percentile Wage
$32.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $76.05. The median hourly salary is $60.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.38.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $126,080 12.65%
2013 $111,920 1.56%
2012 $110,200 0.76%
2011 $109,370 -1.45%
2010 $110,980 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for compensation and benefits managers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 13.61%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.56%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.76% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -1.45%.

Table 4. Average Compensation and Benefits Manager Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Compensation and Benefits Managers
$126,080
Human Resources Managers
$110,100
Training and Development Managers
$115,750
Administrative Services Managers
$90,670
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$133,510
Financial Managers
$114,520
Industrial Production Managers
$102,600

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $93,460 to $129,590. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $129,590. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $128,020). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $93,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$129,590
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$128,020
Worcester
$119,540
Springfield
$93,460

Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary by State

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