Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,440
25th Percentile Wage
$105,530
50th Percentile Wage
$132,880
75th Percentile Wage
$204,330
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $204,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $87,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.04
25th Percentile Wage
$50.74
50th Percentile Wage
$63.89
75th Percentile Wage
$98.24
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $98.24. The median hourly salary is $63.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.04.

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
2016132,8803.57%13.00%
2015128,130-3.87%-
2014133,0900.93%-
2013131,85012.32%-
2012115,600--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Philadelphia with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $132,880, Philadelphia is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Newark-Union (median annual salary of $151,620). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Philadelphia is 12.4 percent (12.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$151,620
Philadelphia
$132,880
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$126,410
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$125,420
Pittsburgh
$112,980
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$102,190

See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.