Compensation and benefits managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to pay employees.Work Environment
Compensation and benefits managers work in nearly every industry. Some work more than 40 hours per week.How to Become a Compensation or Benefits Manager
Compensation and benefits managers typically need a bachelor’s degree and related work experience.Pay
The median annual wage for compensation and benefits managers was $125,130 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of compensation and benefits managers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations.
Despite limited employment growth, about 1,500 openings for compensation and benefits managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.State & Area Data
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