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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,090
25th Percentile Wage
$97,810
50th Percentile Wage
$132,580
75th Percentile Wage
$171,350
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $171,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.54
25th Percentile Wage
$47.03
50th Percentile Wage
$63.74
75th Percentile Wage
$82.38
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $82.38. The median hourly salary is $63.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.54.

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
2016132,580-5.37%11.00%
2015139,700-2.87%-
2014143,7106.49%-
2013134,39012.20%-
2012117,990--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $132,580, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Texas, followed by Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (median annual salary $126,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 4.8 percent (4.8%) higher than that in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$132,580
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$126,230
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$123,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$122,280
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$107,790
Fort Worth-Arlington
$90,510

See also: Top paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.