Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers among Tennessee areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,870
25th Percentile Wage
$60,140
50th Percentile Wage
$92,870
75th Percentile Wage
$121,080
90th Percentile Wage
$155,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,870.

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
$92,870
11.47% 18.97%
2016
$82,220
1.74% -
2015
$80,790
1.04% -
2014
$79,950
-1.73% -
2013
$81,330
7.48% -
2012
$75,250
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Tennessee ranges from $57,710 to $100,780. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $100,780. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $98,660). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $57,710.

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




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