Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Memphis, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,350
25th Percentile Wage
$43,190
50th Percentile Wage
$63,280
75th Percentile Wage
$93,490
90th Percentile Wage
$136,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Memphis, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.98
25th Percentile Wage
$20.76
50th Percentile Wage
$30.42
75th Percentile Wage
$44.95
90th Percentile Wage
$65.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Memphis, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.48. The median hourly salary is $30.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.98.

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
201663,280-12.88%-17.84%
201571,430-1.09%-
201472,210-2.41%-
201373,950-0.84%-
201274,570--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,280, Memphis is the lowest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Tennessee, following city of Knoxville (median annual salary of $101,050). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Memphis is 37.4 percent (37.4%) lower than that in the highest paying city Knoxville.

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 Memphis, Tennessee.