Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers among Michigan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,290
25th Percentile Wage
$87,510
50th Percentile Wage
$108,600
75th Percentile Wage
$149,340
90th Percentile Wage
$183,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $183,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$108,600
9.40% 35.29%
2016
$98,390
7.20% -
2015
$91,310
11.60% -
2014
$80,720
4.05% -
2013
$77,450
9.26% -
2012
$70,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Michigan ranges from $68,420 to $123,770. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $123,770. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $121,610). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$123,770
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$121,610
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$105,650
Lansing-East Lansing
$96,790
South Bend-Mishawaka
$85,790
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$75,480
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$68,420




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