Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists among Washington 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, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,490
25th Percentile Wage
$54,350
50th Percentile Wage
$68,430
75th Percentile Wage
$90,160
90th Percentile Wage
$116,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.39
25th Percentile Wage
$26.13
50th Percentile Wage
$32.90
75th Percentile Wage
$43.35
90th Percentile Wage
$56.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.06. The median hourly salary is $32.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.39.

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
201668,430-1.99%10.00%
201569,7903.30%-
201467,4907.29%-
201362,5701.57%-
201261,590--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in state of Washington ranges from $52,540 to $74,140. The highest paying area for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $74,140. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $73,030). The lowest paying area is Olympia with a median annual salary of $52,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$74,140
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$73,030
Bremerton-Silverdale
$65,850
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$61,940
Tacoma
$58,030
Spokane
$56,210
Olympia
$52,540


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