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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of compensation and benefits managers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,770
25th Percentile Wage
$80,430
50th Percentile Wage
$96,960
75th Percentile Wage
$123,230
90th Percentile Wage
$178,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.54
25th Percentile Wage
$38.67
50th Percentile Wage
$46.61
75th Percentile Wage
$59.25
90th Percentile Wage
$85.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.78. The median hourly salary is $46.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.54.

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
201696,9603.20%4.97%
201593,8601.64%-
201492,3200.00%-
201392,3200.19%-
201292,140--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $96,960, Albany-Schenectady-Troy is the lowest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of New York, following city of New York-White Plains-Wayne (median annual salary of $148,460). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 34.7 percent (34.7%) lower than that in the highest paying city New York-White Plains-Wayne.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$148,460
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$148,340
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$143,170
Nassau-Suffolk
$134,980
Rochester
$132,480
Syracuse
$129,980
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$96,960

See also: Top paying jobs in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York.