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

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,690
25th Percentile Wage
$107,580
50th Percentile Wage
$129,330
75th Percentile Wage
$161,990
90th Percentile Wage
$194,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $129,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,690.

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
$129,330
-0.11% 17.43%
2016
$129,470
8.24% -
2015
$118,800
1.60% -
2014
$116,900
10.05% -
2013
$105,150
-1.56% -
2012
$106,790
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $129,330, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the second highest paying city for compensation and benefits managers in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary of $130,710). Compared with Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 1.1 percent (1.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$130,710
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$129,330
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$114,170



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