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Compensation Manager salary in United States

How much does a Compensation Manager make in the United States?

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The average salary for a compensation manager is $86,406 per year in the United States. 432 salaries reported, updated at June 28, 2022.

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Top companies for Compensation Managers in United States

    174 reviews10 salaries reported
    $168,493per year
  2. $152,405per year
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Highest paying cities for Compensation Managers in United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $100,323 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $100,094 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $100,047 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $94,764 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $93,811 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $92,043 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $91,196 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $90,813 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Cincinnati, OH
    $85,627 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Compensation Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 26 ratings

65% of Compensation Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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