Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Columbus, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Columbus, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,340
25th Percentile Wage
$92,480
50th Percentile Wage
$112,020
75th Percentile Wage
$135,370
90th Percentile Wage
$189,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.18
25th Percentile Wage
$44.46
50th Percentile Wage
$53.86
75th Percentile Wage
$65.08
90th Percentile Wage
$91.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Columbus, Ohio. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $91.32. The median hourly salary is $53.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.18.

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
2016112,0203.90%11.44%
2015107,6505.33%-
2014101,910-9.57%-
2013111,66011.15%-
201299,210--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $112,020, Columbus is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Ohio, following the highest paying city Akron (median annual salary of $125,370). Compared with Akron, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Columbus is 10.6 percent (10.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Akron
$125,370
Columbus
$112,020
Cincinnati-Middletown
$109,610
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$102,760
Dayton
$99,330
Toledo
$89,810

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.