Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of compensation and benefits managers in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,520
25th Percentile Wage
$92,710
50th Percentile Wage
$112,030
75th Percentile Wage
$143,440
90th Percentile Wage
$178,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $81,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.19
25th Percentile Wage
$44.57
50th Percentile Wage
$53.86
75th Percentile Wage
$68.95
90th Percentile Wage
$86.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Kansas City, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $86.04. The median hourly salary is $53.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.19.

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
2016112,0308.85%17.15%
2015102,1207.77%-
201494,1903.65%-
201390,750-2.28%-
201292,820--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $112,030, Kansas City is the lowest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Missouri, following city of Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (median annual salary of $162,700). Compared with the highest paying city Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Kansas City is 31.1 percent (31.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$162,700
St Louis
$115,410
Kansas City
$112,030

See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.