The median annual wage of compensation and benefits managers was $89,270 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $52,150, and the top 10 percent earned more than $151,090.
Most compensation and benefits managers work full time and may work long hours.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition