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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,240
25th Percentile Wage
$105,510
50th Percentile Wage
$154,670
75th Percentile Wage
$174,590
90th Percentile Wage
$176,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $154,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.46
25th Percentile Wage
$50.73
50th Percentile Wage
$74.36
75th Percentile Wage
$83.94
90th Percentile Wage
$84.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.73. The median hourly salary is $74.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.46.

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
2016154,6702.37%35.25%
2015151,01011.90%-
2014133,040-8.63%-
2013144,52030.70%-
2012100,150--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $154,670, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of North Carolina, followed by Greensboro-High Point (median annual salary $133,680). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is 13.6 percent (13.6%) higher than that in Greensboro-High Point.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$154,670
Greensboro-High Point
$133,680
Winston-Salem
$122,770
Raleigh-Cary
$102,310

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.