Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,340
25th Percentile Wage
$75,480
50th Percentile Wage
$98,660
75th Percentile Wage
$122,300
90th Percentile Wage
$163,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,340.

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
$98,660
-2.42% 31.04%
2016
$101,050
4.61% -
2015
$96,390
26.30% -
2014
$71,040
6.76% -
2013
$66,240
-2.72% -
2012
$68,040
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $98,660, Knoxville is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Tennessee, following the highest paying city Memphis (median annual salary of $100,780). Compared with Memphis, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Knoxville is 2.1 percent (2.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$100,780
Knoxville
$98,660
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$95,020
Chattanooga
$57,710



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.