How much does a Top Compensation and Benefits Executive make in the United States? The average Top Compensation and Benefits Executive salary in the United States is $236,191 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $208,762 and $267,627. 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. 

Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salary $183,789 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salary $208,762 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salary $236,191 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salary $267,627 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Top Compensation and Benefits Executive Salary $296,248 US April 24, 2024
25% $208,762 10% $183,789 90% $296,248 75% $267,627 $236,191 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Top Compensation and Benefits Executive 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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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Benchmarking: Benchmarking is the practice of comparing business processes and performance metrics to industry bests and best practices from other companies. Dimensions typically measured are quality, time and cost. Benchmarking is used to measure performance using a specific indicator (cost per unit of measure, productivity per unit of measure, cycle time of x per unit of measure or defects per unit of measure) resulting in a metric of performance that is then compared to others. Also referred to as "best practice benchmarking" or "process benchmarking", this process is used in management in which organizations evaluate various aspects of their processes in relation to best-practice companies' processes, usually within a peer group defined for the purposes of comparison. This then allows organizations to develop plans on how to make improvements or adapt specific best practices, usually with the aim of increasing some aspect of performance. Benchmarking may be a one-off event, but is often treated as a continuous process in which organizations continually seek to improve their practices.

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Market Intelligence: A gathering and analyzing information relevant to a company's market - trends, competitor and customer monitoring.

Analysis 13.04%
Benchmarking 5.8%
Market Intelligence 5.8%
Others 75.36%

Job Description for Top Compensation and Benefits Executive

Top Compensation and Benefits Executive plans and directs compensation and benefits policies, objectives, and initiatives. Engages in high-level strategic planning of compensation and benefits programs designed to attract and retain employees. Being a Top Compensation and Benefits Executive ensures compensation and benefits programs remain within budgetary constraints and align with organizational goals. Monitors trends, provides recommendations, and suggests initiatives. Additionally, Top Compensation and Benefits Executive consults with legal and financial professionals to ensure compliant and financially sound programs. Evaluates vendors, negotiates and completes contracts. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Top Compensation and Benefits Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Compensation and Benefits Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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