Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers amongst New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$182,220
50th Percentile Wage
$139,810
25th Percentile Wage
$103,110
10th Percentile Wage
$81,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $182,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $139,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $81,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$87.61
50th Percentile Wage
$67.22
25th Percentile Wage
$49.57
10th Percentile Wage
$39.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $87.61. The median hourly salary is $67.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.22.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $139,810 11.15%
2013 $125,780 0.79%
2012 $124,790 7.13%
2011 $116,480 7.75%
2010 $108,100 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for compensation and benefits managers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 29.33%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.79%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 7.13% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 7.75% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Compensation and Benefits Manager Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Compensation and Benefits Managers
$139,810
Human Resources Managers
$118,400
Training and Development Managers
$125,630
Administrative Services Managers
$107,960
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$144,580
Financial Managers
$162,210
Industrial Production Managers
$105,030

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of New York ranges from $92,320 to $148,460. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $148,460. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $144,870). The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $92,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$148,460
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$144,870
Syracuse
$142,590
Nassau-Suffolk
$126,110
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$121,200
Rochester
$101,270
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$92,320

Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary by State

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