Compensation Manager

Technical name: OROLE_0026

Task Area

The Compensation Manager develops and manages the implementation of compensation programs that provide employees with competitive rates of pay, and motivate and reward them.

The main focus is on employee programs for monetary payments (salaries, bonuses) and payments in kind (long-term incentive plans).


  • Observes trends in competitive rates of pay, and determines the enterprise’s position in comparison with other employers
  • Conducts and participates in salary surveys
  • Ensures that jobs are evaluated appropriately at all levels
  • Develops and recommends guidelines for salary policies and administration
  • Develops and recommends payments for performance-based bonuses, annual bonuses, stock options, and other special payments for specific sections of the workforce
  • Manages special compensation plans
  • Monitors the programs’ effectiveness, and suggests changes
  • Advises management on specific, salary-related issues


Tasks in the Business Information Warehouse

To accomplish these tasks, BW provides Business Content information in the form of workbooks. Each task corresponds to a cluster of one or more workbooks. The workbooks contain one or more queries that yield the relevant information.

The following workbooks are available for the tasks of the Compensation Manager:

Task (Cluster)


Compensation Management

Comparison of Annual Salaries Previous/Current Year

Twelve-Monthly Comparison of Bonus Payments

Average Bonus Payment per Employee

Average Annual Salary per Employee

Annual Salary / Annual Salary FTE

Compensation Adjustment

Planned Adjustments to Annual Salaries

Planned Adjustment Amounts per Adjustment Type

Pay Grade Structure Analysis

Employees in Pay Grades / Pay Grade Levels

Salary Divisions of Employees in Pay Grades

Compensation Overview

Employees Above Pay Grade Midpoint

Employees Below Pay Grade Midpoint

Employees Below Pay Grade Minimum

Employees Above Pay Grade Maximum

Long-Term Incentive

Nullified awards in Period/on Key Date

Awards Exercised in Period/on Key Date

Vesting in Period/on Key Date

Awards Open on Key Date

Long-Term Incentive Plan/Awards

Changes to Granting/Exercising

Comparison Guidelines/Actual Grantings

Comparison Awards Granted Previous/Current Year