Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,580
25th Percentile Wage
$42,440
50th Percentile Wage
$63,340
75th Percentile Wage
$119,410
90th Percentile Wage
$154,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.10
25th Percentile Wage
$20.39
50th Percentile Wage
$30.45
75th Percentile Wage
$57.41
90th Percentile Wage
$74.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.26. The median hourly salary is $30.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.10.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201663,3408.38%-32.59%
201558,030-43.82%-
201383,460-0.62%-
201283,980--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,340 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for compensation and benefits managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Chattanooga is 37.3 percent (37.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Knoxville and .1 percent (.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Memphis.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$101,050
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$87,500
Chattanooga
$63,340
Memphis
$63,280

See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.