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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
89,300 1.8 % $33.58 $69,840 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.30 $24.04 $31.04 $39.86 $50.77
Annual Wage (2) $40,140 $50,000 $64,560 $82,920 $105,600


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 11,470 0.47 $34.74 $72,260
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,890 0.60 $36.18 $75,260
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 8,180 0.69 $33.85 $70,410
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,780 0.12 $33.54 $69,760
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,120 0.28 $26.78 $55,700

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 700 11.43 $34.87 $72,520
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 8,180 0.69 $33.85 $70,410
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,890 0.60 $36.18 $75,260
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,470 0.47 $34.74 $72,260
Office Administrative Services 1,700 0.34 $31.43 $65,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 290 0.05 $47.68 $99,170
Natural Gas Distribution 110 0.10 $45.18 $93,980
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 240 0.15 $41.78 $86,910
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 790 0.18 $40.84 $84,940
Legal Services 810 0.07 $40.61 $84,470


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 10,630 0.61 1.01 $36.52 $75,950
New York 9,760 1.02 1.68 $37.89 $78,810
Texas 6,840 0.55 0.90 $31.87 $66,280
Florida 6,080 0.69 1.14 $26.16 $54,410
Illinois 4,030 0.67 1.10 $33.41 $69,480




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 700 1.66 2.73 $25.53 $53,100
New York 9,760 1.02 1.68 $37.89 $78,810
New Jersey 3,940 0.96 1.59 $42.60 $88,600
District of Columbia 570 0.79 1.30 $39.34 $81,830
Maryland 2,060 0.76 1.25 $36.60 $76,130




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 3,940 0.96 1.59 $42.60 $88,600
District of Columbia 570 0.79 1.30 $39.34 $81,830
Washington 1,770 0.53 0.88 $38.44 $79,950
Massachusetts 2,260 0.62 1.03 $38.26 $79,580
New York 9,760 1.02 1.68 $37.89 $78,810





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 9,890 1.02 1.69 $42.54 $88,480
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,460 0.74 1.22 $34.06 $70,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,100 0.50 0.82 $35.74 $74,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,540 0.93 1.53 $31.93 $66,420
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,490 1.01 1.65 $40.02 $83,230
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,360 0.65 1.06 $32.06 $66,690
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,350 0.74 1.22 $40.03 $83,260
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,250 0.78 1.29 $36.88 $76,710
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,890 0.67 1.11 $39.09 $81,310
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,710 0.81 1.32 $30.26 $62,940




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)
Tallahassee, FL 470 2.69 4.43 $18.81 $39,130
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 900 1.99 3.27 $29.36 $61,070
Trenton, NJ 440 1.84 3.03 $33.40 $69,460
Sioux Falls, SD 270 1.74 2.87 $26.47 $55,050
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,590 1.57 2.57 $34.49 $71,750
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 430 1.36 2.24 $32.05 $66,660
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 50 1.32 2.17 $31.49 $65,490
Baton Rouge, LA 520 1.30 2.15 $24.85 $51,700
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 420 1.28 2.11 $33.07 $68,790
Hammond, LA 50 1.22 2.00 $20.88 $43,430