Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers amongst Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,490
25th Percentile Wage
$97,920
50th Percentile Wage
$123,120
75th Percentile Wage
$156,350
90th Percentile Wage
$198,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $198,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $74,490.

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
$123,120
5.82% 10.95%
2016
$115,960
6.36% -
2015
$108,580
-5.10% -
2014
$114,120
-0.30% -
2013
$114,460
4.21% -
2012
$109,640
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $104,720 to $156,970. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $156,970. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $144,560). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $104,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$156,970
Philadelphia
$144,560
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$134,740
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$134,450
Pittsburgh
$115,390
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$111,950
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$104,720




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