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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
83,550 1.5 % $32.65 $67,910 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.88 $23.47 $30.29 $38.75 $49.23
Annual Wage (2) $39,270 $48,830 $63,000 $80,590 $102,400


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 11,330 0.48 $34.15 $71,040
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,720 0.12 $32.80 $68,220
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 6,610 0.57 $32.47 $67,530
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,600 0.30 $25.13 $52,270
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 6,310 0.44 $35.34 $73,500

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 520 9.41 $39.83 $82,840
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 6,610 0.57 $32.47 $67,530
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,330 0.48 $34.15 $71,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 6,310 0.44 $35.34 $73,500
Office Administrative Services 1,970 0.40 $29.70 $61,780

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 0.06 $45.76 $95,180
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 460 0.07 $44.00 $91,520
Natural Gas Distribution 130 0.12 $43.62 $90,730
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 240 0.15 $41.12 $85,530
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 60 0.01 $40.39 $84,020


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 10,220 0.60 1.04 $35.84 $74,560
New York 8,810 0.94 1.63 $36.86 $76,680
Florida 6,430 0.75 1.29 $26.10 $54,280
Texas 5,800 0.48 0.83 $33.17 $68,990
Illinois 3,660 0.61 1.06 $32.27 $67,110




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 680 1.62 2.81 $25.44 $52,920
New York 8,810 0.94 1.63 $36.86 $76,680
Maryland 2,040 0.76 1.31 $37.25 $77,480
District of Columbia 540 0.76 1.31 $42.50 $88,400
Florida 6,430 0.75 1.29 $26.10 $54,280




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 540 0.76 1.31 $42.50 $88,400
New Jersey 2,230 0.55 0.95 $40.25 $83,710
Maryland 2,040 0.76 1.31 $37.25 $77,480
Connecticut 1,090 0.66 1.14 $36.90 $76,760
New York 8,810 0.94 1.63 $36.86 $76,680





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 7,970 0.84 1.45 $40.03 $83,260
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,070 0.66 1.15 $32.13 $66,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,840 0.46 0.80 $36.16 $75,210
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,290 0.73 1.27 $39.91 $83,020
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,190 0.82 1.42 $32.49 $67,580
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,080 0.86 1.49 $39.96 $83,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,880 0.53 0.91 $34.65 $72,070
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,860 1.89 3.28 $32.91 $68,460
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,760 0.62 1.07 $37.92 $78,880
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,750 0.85 1.48 $29.68 $61,740




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 510 2.95 5.11 $18.44 $38,360
Bloomington, IL 210 2.30 3.99 $38.78 $80,660
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,860 1.89 3.28 $32.91 $68,460
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 580 1.89 3.27 $30.88 $64,220
Trenton, NJ 430 1.87 3.24 $31.90 $66,350
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 810 1.80 3.12 $28.93 $60,180
Sioux Falls, SD 270 1.77 3.07 $25.90 $53,880
Hammond, LA 60 1.31 2.27 $18.03 $37,500
Rapid City, SD 80 1.25 2.16 $28.40 $59,060
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 140 1.25 2.17 $27.42 $57,020