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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,090
25th Percentile Wage
$48,420
50th Percentile Wage
$62,080
75th Percentile Wage
$79,220
90th Percentile Wage
$101,020

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 $101,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,090. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,0801.98%4.82%
201560,8500.41%-
201460,6001.29%-
201359,8201.22%-
201259,090--

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 $75,350. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $53,630).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$75,350
Mining
$71,960
Information
$71,600
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,840
Transportation and Warehousing
$66,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$65,910
Manufacturing
$64,370
Finance and Insurance
$62,990
Construction
$62,760
Wholesale Trade
$62,420
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$62,110
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$59,550
Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,470
Educational Services
$57,950
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$57,380
Retail Trade
$57,350
Health Care and Social Assistance
$57,290
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$56,750
Accommodation and Food Services
$53,630

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 $33,790 to $80,530. The highest paying state for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $80,530. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $33,790. 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
$80,530
New Jersey
$70,900
Connecticut
$70,820
Rhode Island
$70,300
New York
$70,260
Minnesota
$69,320
California
$68,930
Washington
$68,430
Maryland
$68,030
Alaska
$67,840
Colorado
$67,510
Massachusetts
$65,660
Delaware
$64,100
Illinois
$64,010
Texas
$63,490
Pennsylvania
$62,230
Georgia
$61,760
Virginia
$61,590
Nebraska
$61,050
Missouri
$60,070
Iowa
$59,510
Oregon
$59,510
Wyoming
$58,930
Alabama
$58,540
Michigan
$58,420
New Hampshire
$58,330
Kansas
$58,090
Ohio
$57,820
Vermont
$57,620
North Carolina
$57,410
Tennessee
$56,860
Nevada
$56,340
North Dakota
$56,110
Idaho
$55,370
Kentucky
$55,000
New Mexico
$54,690
Florida
$54,540
Arizona
$53,980
Maine
$53,600
Wisconsin
$53,430
Oklahoma
$53,260
Montana
$52,730
South Dakota
$50,330
Utah
$49,350
West Virginia
$49,210
Hawaii
$48,990
Indiana
$48,950
Mississippi
$46,360
South Carolina
$46,100
Louisiana
$42,670
Arkansas
$40,370
Puerto Rico
$33,790


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