Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers among Michigan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$79,320
25th Percentile Wage
$94,510
50th Percentile Wage
$118,200
75th Percentile Wage
$156,990
90th Percentile Wage
$205,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $205,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $79,320.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$118,200
8.12% 40.54%
2017
$108,600
9.40% -
2016
$98,390
7.20% -
2015
$91,310
11.60% -
2014
$80,720
4.05% -
2013
$77,450
9.26% -
2012
$70,280
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Michigan ranges from $68,420 to $124,070. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Michigan is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $124,070. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $121,610). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$124,070
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$121,610
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$121,440
Lansing-East Lansing
$96,790
South Bend-Mishawaka
$85,790
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$75,480
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$68,420




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