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 data of compensation and benefits managers in Columbus is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,360
25th Percentile Wage
$106,290
50th Percentile Wage
$131,200
75th Percentile Wage
$158,380
90th Percentile Wage
$206,220

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 $206,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $131,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $84,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$131,200
14.62% 24.38%
2016
$112,020
3.90% -
2015
$107,650
5.33% -
2014
$101,910
-9.57% -
2013
$111,660
11.15% -
2012
$99,210
- -

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 $131,200, Columbus is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Ohio, followed by Cincinnati-Middletown (median annual salary $108,140). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Columbus is 17.6 percent (17.6%) higher than that in Cincinnati-Middletown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$131,200
Cincinnati-Middletown
$108,140
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$103,250
Dayton
$99,330
Toledo
$89,810
Akron
$87,230



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.