Compensation Manager Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Compensation Manager

What is the average annual salary for Compensation Manager?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Compensation Manager may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Compensation Manager in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Compensation Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Compensation Manager in the United States is $106,731 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Compensation Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $106,731.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2015

Median $106,731
  • 10%$80,558
  • 25%$93,031
  • 75%$123,290
  • 90%$138,366

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Job Description for Compensation Manager

Designs, plans, and implements corporate compensation programs, policies, and procedures. Responsible for achieving organization's desired position in market and compensation goals, and conducting or participating in surveys. Ensures the compensation program enhances the organization's ability to recruit and retain employees. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. View Compensation Manager job description

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Categories:  Human Resources

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Executive Compensation Manager, Workers' Compensation Manager, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Compensation Director, Compensation and Benefits Director, Compensation Analyst I, Compensation Analyst II, Compensation Analyst III, Top Compensation and Benefits Executive

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