Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,430
25th Percentile Wage
$84,660
50th Percentile Wage
$102,310
75th Percentile Wage
$141,320
90th Percentile Wage
$194,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.90
25th Percentile Wage
$40.70
50th Percentile Wage
$49.19
75th Percentile Wage
$67.94
90th Percentile Wage
$93.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $93.44. The median hourly salary is $49.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.90.

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
2016102,310-4.62%7.55%
2015107,0400.85%-
2014106,1304.55%-
2013101,3006.62%-
201294,590--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Raleigh-Cary with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $102,310, Raleigh-Cary is the lowest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of North Carolina, following city of Durham-Chapel Hill (median annual salary of $154,670). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Raleigh-Cary is 33.9 percent (33.9%) lower than that in the highest paying city Durham-Chapel Hill.

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 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina.