Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,560
25th Percentile Wage
$94,250
50th Percentile Wage
$112,980
75th Percentile Wage
$144,460
90th Percentile Wage
$196,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $196,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $83,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.17
25th Percentile Wage
$45.31
50th Percentile Wage
$54.32
75th Percentile Wage
$69.45
90th Percentile Wage
$94.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $94.35. The median hourly salary is $54.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.17.

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
2016112,9804.65%2.97%
2015107,7300.69%-
2014106,990-1.41%-
2013108,500-1.03%-
2012109,620--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $112,980 in Pittsburgh is in the middle of salary range for compensation and benefits managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Pittsburgh is 25.5 percent (25.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 9.6 percent (9.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle.

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.