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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,910
25th Percentile Wage
$92,460
50th Percentile Wage
$122,720
75th Percentile Wage
$162,600
90th Percentile Wage
$200,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $200,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.65
25th Percentile Wage
$44.45
50th Percentile Wage
$59.00
75th Percentile Wage
$78.17
90th Percentile Wage
$96.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.20. The median hourly salary is $59.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.65.

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
2016122,720-2.84%10.20%
2015126,2000.10%-
2014126,08011.23%-
2013111,9201.54%-
2012110,200--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 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 $94,740 to $126,640. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $126,640. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $125,690). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $94,740.

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


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