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
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 8184 3.72 46
United States 15,80016,600 5.0400 8001,280

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 64.5233.5943.96 58.7878.83*
Alaska 51.3332.4036.95 46.5761.9576.24
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 54.1333.8037.14 47.6966.5779.43

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

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

Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business: Computer Technology AAS
Business: Human Resources Certificate

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