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Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary Information

The salary statistics of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,860
25th Percentile Wage
$48,490
50th Percentile Wage
$62,680
75th Percentile Wage
$80,070
90th Percentile Wage
$101,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists is $101,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,860. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,680
0.96% 5.73%
2016
$62,080
1.98% -
2015
$60,850
0.41% -
2014
$60,600
1.29% -
2013
$59,820
1.22% -
2012
$59,090
- -

Table 2. Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $74,920. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $54,080).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$74,920
Information
$72,410
Mining
$67,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$67,520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,760
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$66,310
Manufacturing
$64,760
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$64,490
Finance and Insurance
$64,270
Wholesale Trade
$63,380
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$61,760
Construction
$61,030
Educational Services
$59,600
Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,600
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$58,430
Health Care and Social Assistance
$58,380
Retail Trade
$57,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$57,320
Accommodation and Food Services
$54,080

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists by States

From the above tables we note that not only compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $34,530 to $82,400. The highest paying state for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $82,400. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $34,530. For more salary information of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$82,400
New Jersey
$72,930
New York
$72,460
Maryland
$71,520
Connecticut
$70,170
California
$70,030
Massachusetts
$69,580
Minnesota
$69,200
Alaska
$69,010
Washington
$68,540
Colorado
$68,360
Rhode Island
$66,510
Pennsylvania
$64,580
Texas
$64,530
Delaware
$63,880
Virginia
$63,830
Wyoming
$63,380
Illinois
$62,540
Oregon
$62,340
Georgia
$61,860
North Carolina
$61,510
New Hampshire
$60,680
Missouri
$60,660
Alabama
$60,570
Iowa
$60,410
Kansas
$59,590
Michigan
$58,620
Nebraska
$58,490
Tennessee
$58,220
Ohio
$57,880
Vermont
$57,160
Hawaii
$56,360
Nevada
$56,060
Arizona
$55,640
New Mexico
$55,550
Idaho
$55,540
Maine
$55,270
North Dakota
$55,120
West Virginia
$54,930
Kentucky
$54,020
Wisconsin
$53,580
Montana
$51,830
South Dakota
$51,230
Oklahoma
$50,770
Utah
$49,540
Indiana
$48,640
Florida
$48,370
Mississippi
$48,220
South Carolina
$47,440
Arkansas
$45,820
Louisiana
$42,330
Puerto Rico
$34,530



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