Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Rochester, New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,270
25th Percentile Wage
$97,050
50th Percentile Wage
$132,480
75th Percentile Wage
$169,020
90th Percentile Wage
$186,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $186,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $71,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.27
25th Percentile Wage
$46.66
50th Percentile Wage
$63.69
75th Percentile Wage
$81.26
90th Percentile Wage
$89.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Rochester, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.54. The median hourly salary is $63.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.27.

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
2016132,48017.52%15.77%
2015109,2707.32%-
2014101,2700.98%-
2013100,280-11.28%-
2012111,590--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $132,480 in Rochester is in the middle of salary range for compensation and benefits managers in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Rochester is 10.8 percent (10.8%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-White Plains-Wayne and 26.8 percent (26.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Albany-Schenectady-Troy.

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 Rochester, New York.