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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 data 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$43,530
25th Percentile Wage
$49,500
50th Percentile Wage
$97,130
75th Percentile Wage
$149,140
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 $97,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,530.

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
$97,130
-59.24% -3.11%
2016
$154,670
2.37% -
2015
$151,010
11.90% -
2014
$133,040
-8.63% -
2013
$144,520
30.70% -
2012
$100,150
- -

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 $97,130, Durham-Chapel Hill is the lowest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of North Carolina, following city of Greensboro-High Point (median annual salary of $144,150). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is 32.6 percent (32.6%) lower than that in the highest paying city Greensboro-High Point.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$144,150
Winston-Salem
$127,960
Raleigh-Cary
$109,870
Durham-Chapel Hill
$97,130



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