Compensation and Benefits Managers (11-3111)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization. Job analysis and position description managers are included in Human Resource Managers (11-3121).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 7682 7.91 23
United States 16,90018,000 6.5110 490600

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 62.5032.9443.15 57.2776.0397.40

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
514 7.844.7 31.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation14
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 31
Number of job position postings 24
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.3

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: More than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business Administration and Computer Technology - AAS AAS
Business Administration Human Resource Management Certificate

 Degree
North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Interviews
Dealing With Difficult Employees
Sexual Harassment