Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers amongst Texas metropolitan 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,930
25th Percentile Wage
$87,570
50th Percentile Wage
$116,080
75th Percentile Wage
$151,130
90th Percentile Wage
$194,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,930.

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
$116,080
-3.56% 7.42%
2016
$120,210
-3.92% -
2015
$124,920
-6.14% -
2014
$132,590
6.49% -
2013
$123,980
13.32% -
2012
$107,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Texas ranges from $106,870 to $124,780. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $124,780. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $121,970). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $106,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$124,780
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$121,970
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$119,630
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$116,400
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$112,050
Fort Worth-Arlington
$106,870




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