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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,030
25th Percentile Wage
$109,890
50th Percentile Wage
$130,710
75th Percentile Wage
$159,610
90th Percentile Wage
$191,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $191,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $87,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.84
25th Percentile Wage
$52.83
50th Percentile Wage
$62.84
75th Percentile Wage
$76.73
90th Percentile Wage
$92.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $92.00. The median hourly salary is $62.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.84.

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
2016130,7107.90%17.93%
2015120,3902.13%-
2014117,8309.91%-
2013106,150-1.06%-
2012107,280--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $130,710, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $129,470). In comparison, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is .9 percent (.9%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$130,710
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$129,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$100,390

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.