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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,090
25th Percentile Wage
$91,810
50th Percentile Wage
$120,210
75th Percentile Wage
$163,050
90th Percentile Wage
$207,740

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 $207,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.65
25th Percentile Wage
$44.14
50th Percentile Wage
$57.79
75th Percentile Wage
$78.39
90th Percentile Wage
$99.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $99.88. The median hourly salary is $57.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.65.

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
2016120,210-3.92%10.60%
2015124,920-6.14%-
2014132,5906.49%-
2013123,98013.32%-
2012107,470--

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 $90,510 to $132,580. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $132,580. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $126,230). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $90,510.

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


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