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Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

The annual and hourly salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of compensation and benefits managers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,450
25th Percentile Wage
$79,500
50th Percentile Wage
$101,470
75th Percentile Wage
$128,950
90th Percentile Wage
$161,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.43
25th Percentile Wage
$38.22
50th Percentile Wage
$48.78
75th Percentile Wage
$62.00
90th Percentile Wage
$77.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compensation and benefits managers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $77.48. The median hourly salary is $48.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.43.

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
2016101,4703.52%10.90%
201597,9003.71%-
201494,2700.36%-
201393,9303.75%-
201290,410--

Table 3. Compare Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $101,470 in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 26.4 percent (26.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington and 37.4 percent (37.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$137,910
Lake County-Kenosha County
$134,660
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$101,470
Madison
$98,220
Green Bay
$70,360
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,550

See also: Top paying jobs in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin.