Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Madison, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of compensation and benefits managers in Madison 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 Madison, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,180
25th Percentile Wage
$93,160
50th Percentile Wage
$112,570
75th Percentile Wage
$143,810
90th Percentile Wage
$165,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $82,180.

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
$112,570
12.75% 29.42%
2016
$98,220
13.57% -
2015
$84,890
5.95% -
2014
$79,840
-8.13% -
2013
$86,330
7.97% -
2012
$79,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $112,570 in Madison is in the middle of salary range for compensation and benefits managers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in Madison is 22.0 percent (22.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 43.5 percent (43.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$144,350
Lake County-Kenosha County
$113,300
Madison
$112,570
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$110,520
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$86,130
Appleton
$79,290
Green Bay
$70,360
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,550



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.