How much does a Compensation and Benefits Manager make in the United States? The average Compensation and Benefits Manager salary in the United States is $136,164 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $120,175 and $151,003. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Compensation and Benefits Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary $105,619 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary $120,175 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary $136,164 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary $151,003 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary $164,514 US June 27, 2024
25% $120,175 10% $105,619 90% $164,514 75% $151,003 $136,164 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Compensation and Benefits Manager need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Billing: Billing refers to the aspect of banking, whereby someone is charged accurately for what item they purchased.

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Workday: A cloud-based human resource management software system that unifies a wide range of HR functionality into a single system.

Customer Service 7.09%
Billing 3.37%
Workday 1.51%
Others 88.03%
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Job Description for Compensation and Benefits Manager

Compensation and Benefits Manager manages the design, implementation, administration, communication, and ongoing evaluation of the organization's compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures. Ensures that compensation and benefits programs support the organization's business objectives and meet all legal requirements. Being a Compensation and Benefits Manager develops and manages compensation and benefits budgets. Oversees compensation processes, including survey participation, job evaluation, salary structure development, base pay administration, incentive plan design and analysis. Additionally, Compensation and Benefits Manager manages benefits planning and programs including health and welfare, retirement, and work life. May select and manage outsourced providers. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Compensation and Benefits Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Compensation and Benefits Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Compensation and Benefits Manager, the upper level is Compensation and Benefits Manager, Senior and then progresses to Compensation and Benefits Director.

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Compensation and Benefits Manager salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Compensation and Benefits Manager, the highest Compensation and Benefits Manager salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Compensation and Benefits Manager salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Compensation and Benefits Manager salary is in Miami, FL, where the Compensation and Benefits Manager salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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