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Bungie is seeking an experienced Compensation Manager to support the ongoing compensation efforts of the Bungie People Team and impact the analysis and innovation of the studio's ever-evolving compensation portfolio.

The Compensation Manager is a key member of Bungie’s People Team and will represent a crucial pillar of empowerment for the diverse creative minds and technical talent united in the mission to create industry- and genre-defining entertainment.

This role is embedded within an energetic, results-oriented, highly collaborative environment and will have the opportunity to help define the direction of total rewards programs while leveraging analytics to identify current trends and maximize the success of Bungie’s ongoing strategies. The Compensation Manager will also operate as a compensation consultant for the studio, engaging with team members at all levels to gather information that further influences the effectiveness of Bungie’s broader total rewards goals.

The ideal candidate should be a creative, enthusiastic self-starter – someone who is eager to receive feedback, can adapt quickly to changing factors, and can craft a bold vision of effective compensation tools that attract, retain, and consistently incentivize world-class talent.

This role reports directly to the Total Rewards Director.


  • Partner with the Analytics team to provide robust dashboards and insights into the Total Rewards Suite

  • Maintain and audit use and functionality of programs within Workday including the Advanced Compensation module.

  • Partner with the Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team to ensure that the Total Rewards offerings align with Bungie Values

  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures.

  • Oversee program adjustments that are designed to attract, retain, and incentivize employees, consistent with market trends and company objectives, and cost-effective.

  • Participate in compensation surveys and collaborate with HR business partners and department heads to create compensation reviews.

  • Partner with key stakeholders to prepare documentation and employee communications.

  • Proactively assess compensation policies and practices to address identified issues and areas for improvement within Bungie.

  • Utilize compensation policies and practices to interpret situations and advise management and employees as needed.


  • Experience in analytics and data insights in a fast-paced environment, preferably within high-tech environment

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent demonstrated work experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, with an emphasis toward excellence in customer service.

  • Experience working in MS Office and a variety of HR information systems, including the ability to create visualized expressions of data partnered with analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Build relationships and trust at all levels. Must have good judgment and a self-starter attitude, including a strong work ethic and self-direction to drive tasks to completion with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated capability to improve and scale processes. A systems thinker who can effectively diagnose the root cause and affect large-scale change.

  • Demonstrated capability of handling sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality

  • Communicate and coordinate compensation changes, promotions, transfers, and various data changes through established systems and workflows to ensure stakeholders receive the appropriate information.

Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

Bellevue Pay Range

$119,000—$159,000 USD

Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:

  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position

  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date

  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually

  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.