Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
80,970 1.1 % $30.95 $64,380 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.53 $22.60 $29.13 $36.87 $46.33
Annual Wage (2) $38,540 $47,010 $60,600 $76,690 $96,360


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,610 0.48 $32.52 $67,650
Local Government (OES Designation) 7,650 0.14 $31.04 $64,560
State Government (OES Designation) 6,390 0.29 $25.86 $53,790
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 5,590 0.56 $30.01 $62,420
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 4,790 0.39 $34.23 $71,200

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 400 5.68 $30.48 $63,390
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 5,590 0.56 $30.01 $62,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,610 0.48 $32.52 $67,650
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 4,790 0.39 $34.23 $71,200
Office Administrative Services 1,440 0.32 $31.46 $65,450

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 190 0.18 $42.93 $89,280
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 310 0.06 $42.19 $87,750
Software Publishers 470 0.15 $41.10 $85,480
Other Information Services 270 0.13 $40.57 $84,390
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 840 0.14 $37.71 $78,430


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,840 0.78 1.31 $33.89 $70,500
New York 10,280 1.17 1.95 $33.11 $68,860
Texas 5,860 0.52 0.87 $31.24 $64,990
Pennsylvania 3,670 0.65 1.08 $30.10 $62,600
Massachusetts 3,150 0.95 1.58 $34.52 $71,800



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 540 1.32 2.21 $23.81 $49,520
New York 10,280 1.17 1.95 $33.11 $68,860
District of Columbia 690 1.02 1.71 $37.68 $78,370
Massachusetts 3,150 0.95 1.58 $34.52 $71,800
Connecticut 1,360 0.83 1.38 $33.23 $69,120



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 690 1.02 1.71 $37.68 $78,370
New Jersey 2,430 0.63 1.05 $36.32 $75,540
Washington 1,670 0.58 0.96 $35.47 $73,770
Delaware 160 0.38 0.63 $35.43 $73,690
Massachusetts 3,150 0.95 1.58 $34.52 $71,800




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,920 1.47 2.45 $34.96 $72,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,570 0.63 1.06 $33.83 $70,360
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,430 1.35 2.26 $35.55 $73,940
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 2,000 2.33 3.89 $28.42 $59,120
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,960 0.69 1.15 $33.72 $70,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,800 0.75 1.26 $31.73 $65,990
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,780 0.97 1.63 $32.63 $67,870
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,720 0.72 1.21 $36.14 $75,160
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 1,580 1.45 2.42 $39.99 $83,180
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,460 0.39 0.65 $30.35 $63,140



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 2,000 2.33 3.89 $28.42 $59,120
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 720 1.67 2.78 $25.84 $53,740
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 370 1.65 2.75 $32.00 $66,570
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 430 1.51 2.52 $26.00 $54,080
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,920 1.47 2.45 $34.96 $72,710
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 1,580 1.45 2.42 $39.99 $83,180
Alexandria, LA 90 1.42 2.38 $23.37 $48,610
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,430 1.35 2.26 $35.55 $73,940
Sioux Falls, SD 200 1.35 2.25 $24.67 $51,310
Madison, WI 460 1.33 2.22 $25.85 $53,780